The Moon Is Down Poster

Release Date: 1943

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
During World War II, Nazi forces occupy a strategically located Norwegian mining town rich in resources needed for the war effort. The German officer tasked with administering the occupation, Col. Lanser (Cedric Hardwicke), believes that, with some gentle persuasion, the townspeople will eventually cooperate and work with the Nazis. Steadfastly refusing Col. Lanser's attempts at collusion, Mayor Orden (Henry Travers) helps organize a clandestine resistance against the unwanted occupiers.

Cast: Cedric Hardwicke, Henry Travers, Dorris Bowdon, Lee J. Cobb, Margaret Wycherly, Peter van Eyck, William Post Jr., Henry Rowland

Director: Irving Pichel

Genres: War

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Gripping, Rivalry, Revenge, Melodramatic, Sacrifice, Wife, Tense, 1940s