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Captain Carey, U.S.A. (1950)

A group of agents in the U.S. Office of Strategic Services (forerunner of the C.I.A.) are sent to France, during World War II, to knock out the French railroad system and, in accomplishing ... See full summary »

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Baron Rocco de Greffi
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Dr. Lunati
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Count Carlo de Cresci
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Luigi
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Sandro
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Manfredo Acuto
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Pietro (as Rusty Tamblyn)
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Angelina
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A group of agents in the U.S. Office of Strategic Services (forerunner of the C.I.A.) are sent to France, during World War II, to knock out the French railroad system and, in accomplishing this mission, most of them will be killed because of an inside betrayal. After the war, one of the agents returns to find the traitor. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on Febraury 2, 1953 with Wanda Hendrix reprising her film role. See more »

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Referenced in Rear Window (1954) See more »

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Mona Lisa
Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
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Song "Mona Lisa" Memorable -- Movie Forgettable
19 April 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Mona Lisa deservedly won the Academy Award for Best Song. And Celia Lovesky makes a marvelous Contessa in the center of the intrigue being investigated by Ladd. But, the film moves unbearably slowly in its middle, and the chemistry between Ladd and Hendrix is zilch. Overall, it's just another postwar intrigue film.


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