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Contemporary Review
Ill Met By Moonlight (1957)
Picture Show, March 9th, 1957

***   Ill Met by Moonlight
(Written, Produced and Directed by Michael
Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
British.   Certificate "U"
Running time 104 minutes
In VistaVision
From the book "Ill Met by Moonlight" by
W. Stanley Moss
Major Paddy Leigh-Fermor
alias Philidem
Dirk Bogarde
General Karl Kreipe Marius Goring
Captain Billy Stanley Moss David Oxley
Sandy Cyril Cusack
Manoli Laurence Payne
George Wolfe Morris
Andoni Zoidakis Michael Gough
Micky Akoumianakis Rowland Bartrop
Stratis Saviolkis Brian Worth
Yanni Katsias Paul Stassino
Zahari Adeeb Assaly
Elias John Cairney
Charis Zographakis George Egeniou
Nikko Demitri Andreas
A Village Priest Theo Moreas
Michali Takis Frangofinos

Superbly photographed, with glorious backgrounds, this adventurous story of the commander-in-chief of German occupied Crete in wartime is full of laughter and thrills. It will be thoroughly enjoyed, even though there is no woman in it. Well acted and told.

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