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Reviews of 49th Parallel (1941) aka The Invaders
Hit the target for
the prologue to the film.
"... long straight line athwart a continent."
- Fascinating trivia (and any goofs) connected with the film
- All location & studio details known
- Contemporary Article - Picture Show, March 8th, 1941
- Contemporary Article - Picture Post, October 4th, 1941
- What the critics said when it was released
- Contemporary Review - 9th October 1941
- Cuts to first American release
- Plot Synopsis - 1946 booklet
- Olivier's accent accurate or a parody?
- Having a gay time in Canada - By Stephen Bourne
- TV Guide review
- Henry Coombs Reviews
- "Radio Times" film guide
- Chicago Reader Review by Dave Kehr
- Ralph Vaughan Williams and 49th Parallel
- Operation Elster - Nazi sub in Canadian waters
- The Film Answers Back - EW & MM Robson and 49th Parallel
- Link to -> BFI ScreenOnline
- Link to -> BFI feature
- Link to -> BFI David Lean feature
- Link to -> DVD Outsider review by Camus of the Granada boxed set
- Link to -> Libération Review of the Carlotta DVD & Blu-Ray by Gérard Lefort (en français)
Reviews of the Criterion DVD
- Link to -> Comparison between Criterion, Carlton & L'Institut Lumière DVDs by DVD Beaver
- Link to -> DVD Savant review
- Link to -> FilmCritic review
- Link to -> DVD Talk review
- Link to -> Digitally Obsessed review
- Link to -> Bil Antoniou's review
- Link to -> Film on Google video
Pictures from the PaPAS Gallery
Other P&P reviews