A group of people search for Nazi treasure hidden in the Alps. From "The Lonely Skier" by Hammond Innes.

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Neil Blair
Mila Parély ...
Carla Rometta, alias Comtessa Forelli
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Joe Wesson
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Stefano Valdini
Guy Middleton ...
Gilbert Mayne
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Von Kellerman, alias Keramikos
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Derek Engles
Willy Fueter ...
Aldo, innkeeper
Catherina Ferraz ...
Emilia, innkeeper
Richard Molinas ...
Mancini, rental agent
Rositer Shepherd ...
Italian Lawyer Buying Inn
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Italian Girl Flirting with Joe
William Price ...
Capt. Heinrich Stelben
Lionel Grose ...
Cpl. Holtz
Gilbert Davis ...
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A group of people search for Nazi treasure hidden in the Alps. From "The Lonely Skier" by Hammond Innes.

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7 farliga människor  »

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This film is inspired by events that took place at the end of world war two when the Nazis hid much of the gold they looted during the war. The gold came from many sources including confiscated gold reserves of occupied countries or gold that came from victims of concentration camps. In 1945 most of the gold bullion was either deposited into foreign banks or hidden in salt mines or deep lakes in Germany, Austria and northern Italy. Treasure hunters, including some former Nazis converged on the Alpine regions of Europe in order to recover this hidden gold. See more »

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good atmosphere, good story, good film
8 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Here is a very enjoyable (and very underrated) little thriller from the golden age of British movie-making. I really don't think you could ask for much more when given an interesting story, an excellent cast and solid production values. It's one of those nice films that it is very difficult not to like.

Special mention must be made of the superb cinematography of Stephen Dade and the beautiful sets. These contributions will linger in your memory long after you see the picture.

I would have liked to see a little more of Robert Newton since he always gives an enjoyable performance, but that is only a minor quibble.

Seek this one out.


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