The Fallen Sparrow
The Fallen Sparrow (1943)

John Garfield was borrowed from Warner Bros. by RKO Radio for the tense espionage melodrama The Fallen Sparrow. Garfield is cast as Kit, an idealistic Spanish Civil War veteran who survives two torturous years in a fascist prison. Upon… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 5, 2009
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Emanuel Levy

Tautly directed, this WWII noir-thriller stars John Garfield in a dramatically intense performance and Maureen O'Hara, cast against type.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If the plot wasn't so vague, this could have been a lot better psychological thriller.

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jay nixon
John Garfield gives a strong performance in an intriguing espionage drama with a quality supporting cast.