The Fallen Idol

by Carol Reed 1h35min United Kingdom 1947
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Film details

The Fallen Idol
by Carol Reed

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[ MP4 SD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Ralph Richardson : Baines
  • Michèle Morgan : Julie
  • Sonia Dresdel : Madame Baines
  • Bobby Henrey : Philippe
  • And with: Denis O'Dea, Jack Hawkins, Walter Fitzgerald, Dora Bryan, Dandy Nichols, Joan Young


  • Director Carol Reed
  • Scenario Graham Greene
  • Original work author Graham Greene
  • Photo director Georges Périnal
  • Set Design James Sawyer, Vincent Corda
  • Sound John Cox
  • Editing Oswald Hafenrichter
  • Original music William Alwyn
  • Producer Hugh Perceval, Phil Brandon
  • Production Compagny London Film Productions
  • Distributor Studiocanal

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1947
  • Release date for France06/22/1979
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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