Transatlantic Tunnel (1935)

90 or 94 mins | Science fiction, Drama | 27 October 1935

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HISTORY

This film was released in Great Britain under the title The Tunnel . Modern sources include Prod Michael Balcon, Assoc prod S. C. Balcon, Des Erno Metzner, Cost Schiaparelli and Joe Strassner and Sd M. Rose in the ... More Less

This film was released in Great Britain under the title The Tunnel . Modern sources include Prod Michael Balcon, Assoc prod S. C. Balcon, Des Erno Metzner, Cost Schiaparelli and Joe Strassner and Sd M. Rose in the production. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
LOCATION
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
22 Oct 35
p. 8.
Motion Picture Herald
2 Nov 35
p. 60.
New York Times
28 Oct 35
p. 16.
Variety
30 Oct 35
p. 14.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Tunnel
Release Date:
27 October 1935
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 25 October 1935
Production Date:
at Shepherd's Bush, London
Copyright Claimant:
Gaumont-British Picture Corp. of America
Copyright Date:
11 November 1935
Copyright Number:
LP5941
Physical Properties:
Sound
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
90 or 94
Length(in feet):
8,578
Countries:
United Kingdom, United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Early in the twenty-first century, Atlantic Tunnels, Inc. builds a subterranean tunnel linking England and the United States. Several problems arise in the building of the tunnel, and at one point in the construction, scores of men are trapped within the tunnel and ... +


Early in the twenty-first century, Atlantic Tunnels, Inc. builds a subterranean tunnel linking England and the United States. Several problems arise in the building of the tunnel, and at one point in the construction, scores of men are trapped within the tunnel and suffocate. +

GENRE


Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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