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TV Guide review

The Small Back Room (1949)
aka Hour of Glory

Farrar plays a young scientist with a lame foot that gives him a complex other people find hard to understand, thus leaving him a lonely person. But he is content with his work, finding occasional solace for his loneliness in drinking. When an enemy bomb threatens a number of people's lives, Farrar finally wins some recognition for the confidence he displays while dismantling the bomb. The story's quiet, unsung hero is handled in a convincing manner by Farrar.

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