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Joe Smith, American (1942)

Passed  |   |  Drama  |  February 1942 (USA)
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Joe Smith is an average American citizen, working in an aircraft factory. He has access to the plans for a new bomb-sight and is kidnapped by enemy agents who unsuccessfully torture him to ... See full summary »

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Joe Smith is an average American citizen, working in an aircraft factory. He has access to the plans for a new bomb-sight and is kidnapped by enemy agents who unsuccessfully torture him to get him to betray his country. He escapes and leads the FBI to his captors. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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February 1942 (USA)  »

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Cumpre o Teu Dever  »

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The movie was one of ten selected by the East and West Association to be sent to asian countries as "most representative" of American life. See more »

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Spin-off The Next Voice You Hear... (1950) See more »

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Adeste Fidelis (O Come, All Ye Faithful)
(circa 1743) (uncredited)
Music and Latin lyrics by John Francis Wade
Played offscreen at the church in a flashback sequence
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A must see old movie
15 February 2002 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this as a child, probably 9 or 10 years old, and can remember thinking how clever this man was to remember the route of the kidnap car. Well acted, Robert Young as the hero and kept you on the edge of the seat all through the movie. Have not seen it since and need to review the movie again.


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