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Everything Is Thunder (1936)

During the first world war a Canadian officer escapes from a prison camp and reaches Berlin where he and a streetwalker plan to reach Holland.

Director:

Milton Rosmer

Writers:

Marion Dix (screenplay), J.B. Hardy (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Constance Bennett ... Anna von Stucknadel
Douglass Montgomery ... Hugh McGrath
Oskar Homolka ... Detective Schenck Götz
Roy Emerton Roy Emerton ... Kostner
Frederick Lloyd Frederick Lloyd ... Muller
Peggy Simpson Peggy Simpson ... Mitzi
George Merritt ... Webber
Robert Atkins Robert Atkins ... Adjutant
Terence Downing Terence Downing ... Spicer
Clifford Bartlett Clifford Bartlett ... Glendhill
Albert Chevalier Albert Chevalier ... McKenzie
H.F. Maltby H.F. Maltby ... Burgomaster
Norman Pierce Norman Pierce ... Hans
Frederick Piper Frederick Piper ... Policeman Denker
Virginia Isham Virginia Isham ... War Widow
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During the first world war a Canadian officer escapes from a prison camp and reaches Berlin where he and a streetwalker plan to reach Holland.

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cocktail de celos See more »

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B.A.F. Sound System

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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

The story takes place in 1917, but all of Constance Bennett's hairstyles and clothing are strictly in the 1936 mode. See more »

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Edited from The 39 Steps (1935) See more »

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Disappointing War Picture
8 July 2011 | by GManfredSee all my reviews

Still trying to figure out what 'everything is thunder' means. It is uttered by the hero of the film, but it's difficult to guess why or what he means. It is uttered during one of the many protracted lulls in the action - in fact, all the action is in the very beginning and the very end of the picture.

Douglass Montgomery is an escaped WW1 POW who makes his way to Berlin. There he meets Constance Bennett, and there the action stops, as the picture falls flatter than a pancake. It is a very unlikely and hurried romance as they fall in love, exchanging unusual dialogue in an as unconvincing a love story as you are likely to see. Some slight tension comes from the detective chasing him, played by Oscar Homolka, but he is underutilized.

The pacing is very uneven, as mentioned, and the picture has an unsatisfactory ending, unexpected and anticlimactic. Montgomery is a weak lead and Miss Bennett has a thankless role, and it needed a stronger director. "Everything Is Thunder" could have been a much better picture under different circumstances and in different hands, and is recommended with a caveat; don't expect too much.


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