Edge of Darkness (1943)

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Genres
Drama
Runtime
1h 55min
Age rating
R

Cast

Errol Flynn
Gunnar Brogge
Ann Sheridan
Karen Stensgard
Walter Huston
Dr. Martin Stensgard
Helmut Dantine
Captain Koenig
Judith Anderson
Gerd Bjarnesen
Ruth Gordon
Anna Stensgard
John Beal
Johann Stensgard
Morris Carnovsky
Sixtus Andresen
Charles Dingle
Kaspar Torgerson
Roman Bohnen
Lars Malken
Richard Fraser
Pastor Aalesen
Art Smith
Knut Osterholm
Louis V. Arco
German Lieutenant
Monte Blue
Petersen
Nora Bush
Townswoman
Glen Cavender
Cannery Worker
Victor Cox
Townsman
William Edmunds
Elderly Sailor
Kit Guard
Townsman in Church
Al Haskell
Townsman
Kurt Katch
German Captain
Kurt Kreuger
German Co-Pilot
Ann Kunde
Townswoman
Walt La Rue
Village Patriot
Rolf Lindau
German Lieutenant
Dudley Field Malone
Winston Churchcill (voice)
Torben Meyer
Cannery Clerk
Peter Michael
German Soldier
'Snub' Pollard
Townsman in Church
John Rice
Townsman
John Roy
Soldier
Ray Spiker
Townsman
Helene Thimig
Mrs. Frida Malken
Dorothy Tree
Solveig Brategaard
Peter van Eyck
German Soldier
Roland Varno
German Lieutenant
Lottie Williams
Mrs. Mortensen
William Yetter Sr.
German Officer
Jack Young
Franklin D. Roosevelt (voice)

Synopsis

The film pivots around the local doctor and his family. The doctor's wife (Ruth Gordon) wants to hold on to the pretence of gracious living and ignore the occupiers. The doctor, Martin Stensgard (Walter Huston), would also prefer to stay neutral, but is torn. His brother-in-law, the wealthy owner of the local fish cannery, collaborates with the Nazis. The doctor's daughter, Karen (Ann Sheridan), is involved with the resistance and with its leader Gunnar Brogge (Errol Flynn). The doctor's son, has just returned to town, having been sent down from the university, and is soon influenced by his Nazi-sympathizer uncle. Captain Koenig (Helmut Dantine), the young German commandant of the occupying garrison, whose fanatic determination to do everything by the book and spoutings about the invincibility of the Reich hides a growing fear of a local uprising.

Edge of Darkness streaming: where to watch online?

You can buy "Edge of Darkness" on Apple iTunes as download or rent it on Apple iTunes online.

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