The Fallen idol

United Kingdom, 1948

Film
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An ambassador’s small son nearly incriminates his friend the butler in the accidental death of his shrewish wife. A near-perfect piece of small-scale cinema, built up from clever nuances of acting and cinematic technique. Written by Graham Greene. Stars Ralph Richardson. Rated: PG

Credits

director

Carol Reed

producer

David O. Selznick

production company

London Film Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:34:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

35479

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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