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Cairo Road (1950)

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The never-ending struggle of an Egyptian Narcotics Bureau unit. This time around,the murder of a rich Arab named Bashiri leads colonel Yussef Bey and his right-hand man Lieutenant Mourad to... See full summary »

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Eric Portman ...
Col. Youssef Bey
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Lt. Mourad
Maria Mauban ...
Marie
Camelia ...
Anna Michelis
Harold Lang ...
Rico Pavlis / Humble
Grégoire Aslan ...
Lombardi (as Coco Aslan)
Karel Stepanek ...
Edouardo Pavlis
John Bailey ...
Mental Hospital Doctor
Martin Boddey ...
Maj. Ahmed Mustafa
John Gregson ...
Coast Guardsman
Marne Maitland ...
Gohari
John Harvey ...
Maj. Maggoury
Oscar Quitak ...
Bedouin boy
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Commandant
Ferdy Mayne ...
Doctor, Port Said
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The never-ending struggle of an Egyptian Narcotics Bureau unit. This time around,the murder of a rich Arab named Bashiri leads colonel Yussef Bey and his right-hand man Lieutenant Mourad to a berthed ship in the harbor of Port Saïd. An amazing quantity of hashish is found on board and two suspicious passengers, Humble and Lombardi, are kept under surveillance. But Humble, whose real name is Rico Pavlis, manages to run away after killing Lombardi. Yussef decides to set a trap for Pavlis, his brother and the other traffickers... Written by Guy Bellinger

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The Double-Crossroads of the World! See more »

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2 October 1950 (France)  »

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Achtung! Kairo... Opiumschmuggler  »

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The first feature film of Marne Maitland. See more »

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Enjoyable Detective Programmer
22 March 2003 | by (Newfoundland, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a detective programmer involving a Narcotics division located in Egypt. Col. Youssef Bey (Eric Portman) and Lieutenant Mourad (Laurence Harvey) are trying hard to bring down an illegal drug-smuggling ring lead by the Pavlis Brothers. This film champions the police and its methods and looks very harshly at the illegal drug trade. There's some neat twists and surprises here in terms of plot. Portman, Harvey and Harold Lang stand out in their roles. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this movie.


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