Forbidden Territory

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Forbidden Territory
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Directed byPhil Rosen
Written byAlma Reville
Dorothy Farnum
Based onThe Forbidden Territory by Dennis Wheatley
Produced byRichard Wainwright
StarringGregory Ratoff
Ronald Squire
Binnie Barnes
Tamara Desni
CinematographyRichard Angst
Charles Van Enger
Edited byHugh Stewart
Music byLouis Levy
Wainwright Productions
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
19 October 1934
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Forbidden Territory is a 1934 British thriller film directed by Phil Rosen and starring Gregory Ratoff, Ronald Squire and Binnie Barnes. It was based on the 1933 novel The Forbidden Territory by Dennis Wheatley.[1]

The film, about an Englishman and his son who travel to the Soviet Union to rescue a family member being held in prison, was made at the Lime Grove Studios of Gainsborough Pictures in Shepherd's Bush. The film's sets were designed by the art director Oscar Werndorff.




  1. ^ Shaw p.15


  • Shaw, Tony. British Cinema and the Cold War: The State, Propaganda and Consensus. I.B.Tauris, 2006.

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