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Vincent Van Der Lyn, a Dutch freedom fighter in WWII, is forced to neutral Lisbon to escape the Nazis. There he meets a small band of underground conspirators. The group's leader, Ricardo ... See full summary »

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Vincent Van Der Lyn
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Ricardo Quintanilla
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Jan Bernazsky
Victor Francen ...
Hugo Von Mohr
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Police Captain Pereira
Carol Thurston ...
Rosa
Vladimir Sokoloff ...
Miguel
Eduardo Ciannelli ...
Police Colonel Almeida (as Edward Ciannelli)
Steven Geray ...
Dr. Schmitt
Kurt Katch ...
Otto Lutzke
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Vincent Van Der Lyn, a Dutch freedom fighter in WWII, is forced to neutral Lisbon to escape the Nazis. There he meets a small band of underground conspirators. The group's leader, Ricardo Quintanilla, knows that one of their number is spying for the Nazis, and needs Van Der Lyn to help identify the traitor. Written by Ken Yousten <kyousten@bev.net>

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24 October 1944 (USA)  »

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Almas de fuego  »

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Trivia

A song, "Orchard Moon" with music by Max Steiner and lyrics by Al Stillman was published in connection with the picture. See more »

Goofs

When an aerial map of Lisbon is shown, it does not look at all like it, and resembles an aerial view of the China territory of Macau and Taipa Island, then under Portuguese administration. See more »

Quotes

Jan Bernazsky: A pawn shop is the grave yard of dead hopes.
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Referenced in Warner at War (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

The Blue Danube Waltz, Opus 314
(1867) (uncredited)
Written by Johann Strauß
Played in the German Legation
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10 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The cast in this film is filled with great movie greats with excellent talents, but this film is too long and boring and I am glad this type of film is not produced any longer and in the past. Hedy Lamarr, (Irene Von Mohr) was beautiful but always had a depressed look on her face and appeared like a person who had no emotions. Paul Henreid, (Vincent Van Der Lyn) looked like Humphrey Bogart in this picture and for some reason did not fit very well in his role. Sydney Greenstreet, (Ricardo Quintanilla) gave a great supporting performance along with his partner in many pictures, Peter Lorre, (Jan Bermazsky). Victor Francen, (Hugo Van Mohr), "Beast with Five Fingers" played a very mysterious role behind the scenes.


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