A Dispatch From Reuters Poster

Release Date: 1940

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
In 19th century England, journalist Paul Julius Reuter (Edward G. Robinson) and his partner, Max Wagner (Eddie Albert), utilize messenger pigeons to connect telegraph stations across Europe. As time passes and technology outdates his system, Reuter invents a wire system that transmits news stories directly to newspapers. But when a rival business creates a faster telegraph system, Reuter must transmit high-profile news to stay on top of the industry, in this biopic based on true events.

Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Edna Best, Eddie Albert, Albert Basserman, Gene Lockhart, Otto Kruger, Nigel Bruce, Montagu Love

Director: William Dieterle

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: England, Inspiring, Rise, Wife, Spirited, Friend, Office, Competition, Rivalry

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