Went The Day Well?

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  • Genre(s): War Thriller
  • Release year: 1942
  • Running time: 92 min
Based on the story by Grahame Greene, Went The Day Well? Is a classic piece of propagandist entertainment, a warning to British citizens to remain ever alert for the arrival of the enemy. Alberto Cavalcanti's film tells the story of a quiet English... read more
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Based on the story by Grahame Greene, Went The Day Well? Is a classic piece of propagandist entertainment, a warning to British citizens to remain ever alert for the arrival of the enemy. Alberto Cavalcanti's film tells the story of a quiet English village which has been infiltrated by German soldiers masquerading as British troops, leaving the plucky villages to uncover the plot and fight back.

Original Release

12/07/1942

Cast

Basil Sydney Major Ortler
Elizabeth Allan Peggy
Frank Lawton Tom Sturry
Leslie Banks Oliver Wilsford
C.V. France The Vicar
Valerie Taylor Nora
Mervyn Johns Charlie Sims
Marie Lohr Mrs. Fraser
Edward Rigby Bill Purvis
Norman Pierce Jim Sturry
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Alberto Cavalcanti

Writers

Graham Greene, John Dighton, Diana Morgan, Angus MacPhail

Cast

Basil Sydney Major Ortler
Elizabeth Allan Peggy
Frank Lawton Tom Sturry
Leslie Banks Oliver Wilsford
C.V. France The Vicar
Valerie Taylor Nora
Mervyn Johns Charlie Sims
Marie Lohr Mrs. Fraser
Edward Rigby Bill Purvis
Norman Pierce Jim Sturry
Muriel George Mrs. Collins
Thora Hird Ivy
Patricia Hayes Daisy
Hilda Bayley Cousin Maud
Johnnie Schofield Joe Garbett (as Johnny Schofield)
Ellis Irving Harry Drew
Philippa Hiatt Mrs. Bates
Grace Arnold Mrs. Owen
David Farrar Lieut. Jung
John Slater Sergeant

Producers

Editors

Sidney Cole

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