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Decision before dawn

Author: Peter ViertelFranz E PlanerAnatole LitvakFrank McCarthyRichard BasehartAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006]
Series: Heroes of war collection, frontline combat.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Full frameView all editions and formats
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WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US Army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
War films
War
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Viertel; Franz E Planer; Anatole Litvak; Frank McCarthy; Richard Basehart; Gary Merrill; Oskar Werner; Hildegard Knef; Dominique Blanchar; Otto Eduard Hasse; Wilfried Seyferth; Hans Christian Blech; Helene Thimig-Reinhardt; Robert Freitag; George Tyne; Franz Waxman; Dorothy Spencer; Leonid Raab; George Locke Howe; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
ISBN: 9786310045399 6310045393
OCLC Number: 69020210
Language Note: In English or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel "Call it treason" by George Howe.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
Also issued as part of the Heroes of war collection, frontline combat.
Special features: Fox Movietone news clips; Original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Music, Franz Waxman ; art direction, Ludwig Reiber ; film editor, Dorothy Spencer ; orchestration, Leonid Raab ; sound, Alfred Bruzlin, Harry M. Leonard.
Cast: Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill, Oskar Werner, Hildegarde Neff, Dominique Blanchar, O.E. Hasse, Wilfried Seyferth, Hans Christian Blech, Helene Thimig, Robert Freytag, George Tyne.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 119 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Series Title: Heroes of war collection, frontline combat.
Other Titles: Heroes of war collection, frontline combat.
Responsibility: 20th Century Fox ; screen play by Peter Viertel ; director of photography, Frank Planer ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Frank McCarthy ; directed by Anatole Litvak.

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WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US Army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information.

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