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

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Frances Gray
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Bill Casey
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Commandant Anton Razinski
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Mr. Hedgerley
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Mr. Luke - British consul (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
Eugene Deckers ...
Alf - the 'contact'
Olaf Pooley ...
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Gladys Henson ...
Snack Bar Attendant
Paul Hardtmuth ...
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Owens - Lab Director
George Benson ...
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Joe - the bartender
John Horsley ...
Customs Officer
Patric Doonan ...
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Joan Haythorne ...
Judy
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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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Perfectly enjoyable for a single viewing over lunch
19 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Although I agree with most of the criticisms in the negative review already posted - I have just watched this movie on TV over lunch and really quite enjoyed it, which is why I came to this site to be reminded of the cast. I was surprised to see Anthony Newly's name - didn't recognise him. Margaret Lockwood looks much prettier than in many of her other films - her mouth is less prominent and her hair better groomed. Although I don't think it is worth seeing more than once - I do think it is pleasurable enough to watch once. Plenty of films are made of which that is not so. So if you haven't seen it - you won't hate it. It's just not absolutely terrific.


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