South of Suez

South of Suez is a 1940 American drama film directed by Lewis Seiler and starring George Brent, Brenda Marshall and George Tobias.[1] An alleged murder in an African diamond mine haunts a man many years later after he has returned to Britain. The film was made as a programmer by Warner Brothers. It was part of a cycle of British-themed films made by Hollywood studios during the era.

South of Suez
Directed byLewis Seiler
Produced byBryan Foy
Written byBarry Trivers
Sheridan Gibney
Michael Hogan
StarringGeorge Brent
Brenda Marshall
George Tobias
James Stephenson
Music byFriedrich Hollaender
CinematographyArthur L. Todd
Edited byClarence Kolster
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
November 16, 1940
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States

Main cast


  1. British Film Institute. "South of Suez | BFI | British Film Institute". Retrieved 2013-01-01.


  • Glancy, H. Mark. When Hollywood Loved Britain: The Hollywood 'British' Film 1939-1945. Manchester University Press, 1999.

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