Contraband (1940)

In this espionage drama, a Danish merchant sea captain takes on a mysterious passenger and finds himself involved with a ring of London spies. Mayhem ensues.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 29, 1940
DVD Release Date: April 24, 2001
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce

The story traces the gradual erosion of the Dane's neutrality in the face of menace, but Powell's freewheeling camera can't be stilled by patriotic piety

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Dan Lybarger
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A first-rate, cleverly photographed WWII thriller from the great pair of Powell and Pressburger.

Dennis Schwartz
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It was strange to see Veidt in a romantic hero role.

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Emily B.
An entertaining British Spy Thriller from Powell and Pressburger which is clearly influenced by Hitchcock (The 39 Steps, The Lady Vanishes). The leads Conrad… More