The Small Back Room

The Small Back Room (1949)

  • Genre: War, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1949-02-21
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 52 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 46min
  • Language: Český
  • Production Company: London Films Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Directors: Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell.
star 6.5/10
From 52 Ratings


At the height of World War II, the Germans begin dropping a new type of booby-trapped bomb on England. Sammy Rice, a highly-skilled but haunted bomb-disposal officer, must overcome his personal demons to defeat this new threat.

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  • David Farrar

    as Sammy Rice
  • Kathleen Byron

    as Susan
  • Jack Hawkins

    as R.B. Waring
  • Leslie Banks

    as Col. A. K. Holland
  • Michael Gough

    as Capt. Dick Stuart
  • Cyril Cusack

    as Cpl. Taylor
  • Milton Rosmer

    as Prof. Mair
  • Walter Fitzgerald

    as Brine
  • Emrys Jones

    as Joe
  • Michael Goodliffe

    as Till
  • Renée Asherson

    as A.T.S. corporal
  • Anthony Bushell

    as Col. Strang
  • Henry Caine

    as Sgt. Maj. Rose
  • James Dale

    as Brigadier
  • Robert Morley

    as The Minister
  • Sid James

    as 'Knucksie' Moran
  • Sam Kydd

    as Crowhurst
  • Geoffrey Keen

    as Pinker
  • June Elvin

  • Roddy Hughes

    as Welsh Doctor
  • Bryan Forbes

    as Peterson
  • Roderick Lovell

  • Elwyn Brook-Jones

  • James Carney

  • John Stratton

    as Young Army Officer
Camera Freddie Francis Camera Operator
Art Harry Pottle Draughtsman
Art Dario Simoni Set Dresser
Camera Christopher Challis Director of Photography
Directing Emeric Pressburger Director
Production Emeric Pressburger Producer
Writing Emeric Pressburger Writer
Production Anthony Bushell Associate Producer
Directing Michael Powell Director
Production Michael Powell Producer
Writing Michael Powell Writer
Sound Brian Easdale Original Music Composer
Directing Sydney Streeter Assistant Director
Writing Nigel Balchin Novel
Editing Clifford Turner Editor
Art John Hoesli Art Direction
Production George R. Busby Production Assistant
Camera John von Kotze Clapper Loader
Costume & Make-Up Iris Tilley Assistant Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Dorrie Hamilton Makeup Supervisor
Art Hein Heckroth Production Design
Sound Alan Allen Sound
Production Madeleine Godar Casting
Costume & Make-Up Josephine Boss Costume Design
Sound Cyril Swern Sound Editor
Art Ivor Beddoes Assistant Art Director
Art Ted Clements Draughtsman
Production Jean Osborne Publicist
Directing Jack N. Green Third Assistant Director
Sound Peter Meyers Boom Operator
Art Peter Childs Draughtsman
Directing Archie Knowles Second Assistant Director
Art Pat Sladden Draughtsman
Art Wallis Smith Draughtsman
Sound Peter Butcher Boom Operator
Camera Anthony Hopking Still Photographer