John Smith Wakes Up (1940)

UK, 1940
43m, 3845 feet/1172 metres
35mm film, black and white
mono, English

A British fantasy film directed by Jirí Weiss.

Plot Summary

John Smith dreams of a Britain conquered by the Nazis.

Credits

Crew
Director: Jirí Weiss
Pioneer Films
Producer: Frank H.W. Cox
Associate Producer: Dora Nirva
Scenario: Jeffrey Dell

Cast
Eliot Makeham (John Smith)
Percy Parsons (Fred Brown)
Leslie Perrins (Greenwood)
Amy Veness (Emily Smith)
Derek Blomfield (Jimmy Smith)
Joan Greenwood (Joan Greenwood)
Doris Fordred [real name: Dorice Fordred] (picture saleswoman)
Percy Walsh (landlord)
Cyril Gardner (policeman)
Holland Bennett (first S.S. officer)

References

Periodicals

  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.7 no.82 (October 1940) p.159 – credits, synopsis, review