The Fallen Sparrow

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The Fallen Sparrow is a 1943 American spy film starring John Garfield, Maureen O'Hara, Patricia Morison, and Walter Slezak.[1][2] It is based on the novel of the same name by Dorothy B. Hughes. Nazi spies pursue an American, John "Kit" McKittrick, a Spanish Civil War veteran in possession of a priceless keepsake, who returns home to find out who murdered his friend. It received an Oscar nomination for Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture.

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The Fallen Sparrow
Theatrical release poster
Directed byRichard Wallace
Screenplay byWarren Duff
Based onThe Fallen Sparrow
1942 novel
by Dorothy B. Hughes
Produced byRobert Fellows
StarringJohn Garfield
Maureen O'Hara
Walter Slezak
Patricia Morison
CinematographyNicholas Musuraca
Edited byRobert Wise
Music byRoy Webb
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • August 19, 1943 (1943-08-19) (US)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1.5 million (US rentals)

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