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Highly Dangerous (1950)

A British lady entomologist travels to a Balkan country to look into germ warfare trials using various bugs as carriers.

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Cast

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Frances Gray
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Bill Casey
Marius Goring ...
Commandant Anton Razinski
Naunton Wayne ...
Mr. Hedgerley
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Mr. Luke - British consul (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
Eugene Deckers ...
Alf - the 'contact'
Olaf Pooley ...
Detective-Interrogator
Gladys Henson ...
Snack Bar Attendant
Paul Hardtmuth ...
Priest
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Owens - Lab Director
George Benson ...
Sandwich Stand Customer
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Joe - the bartender
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Customs Officer
Patric Doonan ...
Customs Man
Joan Haythorne ...
Judy
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Storyline

When British Intelligence discovers that an Iron Curtian country is developing insects as weapons they persuade eminent entomologist Frances Gray to get into the country to collect some specimens. On arrival her cover is almost immediately blown and her contact murdered. The future looks grim for her and also perhaps for the world. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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12 October 1951 (USA)  »

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Armas secretas  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Film debut of John Horsley. See more »

Quotes

Bill Casey: [referring to police Commandant Razinski] There's a rumor going around that he had a mother.
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A Jolly Jape
18 October 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Fairly daft but won't hurt you. Dane Clark is amiable, a more than competent actor and has an understated way that works with the rather poor chances of comedy he's handed. Margaret Lockwood looks good and don't knock her as an actress either, this isn't Macbeth. And remember this was 1950, don't compare it with present day overblown and infinitely less believable efforts. As another reviewer said "See it once.", I've seen it twice - and lived. I notice a minimum of 10 lines is required There isn't much more to say coupled with other reviewers opinions. I wouldn't make a special effort to see this film but there have been a lot worse. Ten lines? Good. Goodbye.


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