Confirm or Deny

Confirm or Deny

Don Ameche
Director: Archie Mayo Cast: Don Ameche
Don Ameche
, Joan Bennett
Joan Bennett
, Roddy McDowall
Roddy McDowall
Archie Mayo

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Overview

Don Ameche, an American news bureau chief stationed in London, is frustrated by the British government's censorship of his wildly speculative dispatches to the United States. Joan Bennett is the government Teletype operator assigned to make sure that Ameche doesn't send out any story that hasn't been cleared. At first adversarial towards each other, Ameche and Bennet fall in love while huddled in various bomb shelters during the 1940 London blitz. Clearly inspired by Hitchcock's Foreign Correspondent (40), Confirm or Deny was one of many "preparedness" films turned out by Hollywood in the months just prior to Pearl Harbor. Any political proselytizing, however, takes second place to the Don Ameche/Joan Bennett love story.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/11/2013
UPC: 0024543878407
Original Release: 1941
Rating: NR
Source: Fox Mod
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:13:00
Sales rank: 46,266

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Don Ameche Mitch
Joan Bennett Jennifer Carson
Roddy McDowall Albert Perkins
John Loder Capt. Channing
Raymond Walburn H. Cyrus Sturtevant
Arthur Shields Jeff
Eric Blore Mr. Hobbs
Alan Napier Updyke
Helene Reynolds Dorothy
Claud Allister Williams
Roseanne Murray M.I. Girl
Stuart Robertson Johnny Dunne
Queenie Leonard Daisy
Jean Prescott Elizabeth Harding
Billy Bevan Mr. Bindle
Lumsden Hare Sir Titus Scott
Dennis Hoey Duffield
Leonard Carey Floorman

Technical Credits
Archie Mayo Director
Robert Bischoff Editor
Samuel Fuller Screenwriter
Len Hammond Producer
Leon Shamroy Cinematographer
Jo Swerling Screenwriter

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