The High Command

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With a plot that twists like a plumber's snake, this is more a story of family secrets than anything else, in which the British commander of a West African garrison has to prevent the exposure of an ugly scandal involving his daughter. The story was based on a novel by Lewis Robinson entitled The General Goes Too Far.


Lionel Atwill
as Maj. Gen. Sir John Sangye, VC
James Mason
as Capt. Heverell
Steven Geray
as Martin Cloam
Lucie Mannheim
as Diana Cloam
Steve Geray
as Martin Cloam
Leslie Perrins
as Maj. Carson
Allan Jeayes
as H.E., the Governor
Tom Gill
as Daunt
Philip Strange
as Maj. R. Challoner
Wally Patch
as Crawford
Henry Hewitt
as Defense
Archibald Batty
as Capt. Coates (the prosecutor)
Drusilla Wills
as Miss Isabella Hobson Tuff
Lil Dagover
as Madame Martin
Karl Ludwig Diehl
as Rittmeister von Droste
Siegfried Schürenberg
as Lord Beckhurst
Aribert Waescher
as Advokat Menecke
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