Secret People (film)
|Directed by||Thorold Dickinson|
|Produced by||Sidney Cole|
|Written by||Thorold Dickinson
|Music by||Roberto Gerhard|
|Editing by||Peter Tanner|
|Distributed by||Lippert Pictures Inc.|
|Release dates||5 February 1952 (UK)
29 August (U.S.)
|Running time||96 min.|
Secret People is a 1952 British drama film directed by Thorold Dickinson and starring Valentina Cortese and Serge Reggiani. Audrey Hepburn plays Cortese's sister and it was her first significant role in a film just prior to her discovery by Hollywood for Roman Holiday. Hepburn plays a ballerina, making use of her extensive training. The film is set in the 1930s and starred Valentina Cortese as a woman who becomes involved with a group of terrorists and bears responsibility for the accidental death of a bystander during an assassination attempt on the dictator of a fictional European country.
- The Thorold Dickinson Archive is held at the University of the Arts London Archives and Special Collections Centre.
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