Dedicated to the work of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and all the other people, both actors and technicians who helped them make those wonderful films.
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What the critics said when it was released
- The best film of WWII
- N.Y. Times
- Tense action... excellent performances. An absorbing and exciting film!
- This is an important and effective film. Opening scenes promise much, and it lives up to expectations. Every part, to the smallest bits, is magnificently played...
- Christian Science Monitor
- There are tremendous adventures, fights, innumerable, breathless escapes... there is superb scenery, and humor and excitement... '49th Parallel' is indeed a wonderful picture!
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