The Moon Is Down (film)

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The Moon Is Down is a 1943 American war film starring Cedric Hardwicke and Henry Travers and directed by Irving Pichel. It is based on the 1942 novel of the same name by John Steinbeck. During World War II, German soldiers occupy a small Norwegian town.

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The Moon Is Down
Directed byIrving Pichel
Written byNunnally Johnson
Based onthe novel The Moon Is Down
by John Steinbeck
Produced byNunnally Johnson
StarringCedric Hardwicke
Henry Travers
CinematographyArthur Miller
Edited byLouis Loeffler
Music byAlfred Newman
Distributed byTwentieth Century-Fox
Release dates
  • March 13, 1943 (1943-03-13) (Toronto, Canada)
  • March 26, 1943 (1943-03-26) (New York)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$1.7 million[1]
Box office$1.2 million (US rentals)[2]