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Cage of Gold (1950)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 18 January 1952 (USA)
A young bride believes her husband has been killed. After a suitable period of mourning, she re-marries. But then her "dead" husband comes back and tries to extort money from her.

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Bill
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Alan
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Marie
Maria Mauban ...
Antoinette
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Rahman
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Inspector Grey
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Duport (as Gregoire Aslan)
Gladys Henson ...
Waddy
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Dr. Kearn
Léo Ferré ...
Victor (as Leo Ferre)
George Benson ...
Assistant Registrar
Martin Boddey ...
Adams
Arthur Hambling ...
Jenkins
Campbell Singer ...
A Policeman
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A young bride believes her husband has been killed. After a suitable period of mourning, she re-marries. But then her "dead" husband comes back and tries to extort money from her. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The drama of a girl threatened by her past.

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Crime | Drama

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18 January 1952 (USA)  »

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Café 'Det gyldne bur'  »

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(Gaumont Kalee) (RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Gay Paris
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Written by Léo Ferré
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Farrar a blackmailer,surely not
7 February 2013 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I am so used to seeing David Farrar as an army or police officer that it was quite a shock to see him as a rather nasty blackmailer and smuggler.Though clearly Jean Simmons prefers him to the rather more sober and down to earth James Donald.However Farrar runs off to Paris as he doesn't want a quiet married life and his wife is not able to support him in the manner to which he is accustomed.From then on the story is fairly familiar territory.It is entertaining but utterly predictable.Much of the climatic action takes place in a pea souper in London,the type of which used to kill thousands of people over the years.In fact given the uncertainty of the murderer before the end you might have guessed that the fog killed him!


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