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John Hodiak ...
Peter Karczag INS aka Josef Gombush
James Craig ...
Chief Frank Westlake, INS
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Palinov, Gulf Stream Cafe Havana
Steven Geray ...
Frenchman, Palinov's Tout
Bruce Cowling ...
Archer Delby James, Pilot
Nedrick Young ...
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Robert Osterloh ...
Lt. Lannahan, NYC Cop
Trevor Bardette ...
Lt. Carfagno, Cuban Cop
Charles Wagenheim ...
Ramon Santez
Renzo Cesana ...
Asa Sestina, Deported Mobster
Esther Zeitlin ...
Beryl Sandring
Carlo Tricoli ...
Mr. Sandring
Marta Mitrovich ...
Elizabeth Alonescu
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based on novel

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M-G-M THRILLS! (original print ad - all caps)

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Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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3 August 1950 (USA)  »

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A Mulher Sem Nome  »

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An an airport identified by a conspicuous sign saying "MIAMI AIRPORT", an airplane arrives from Miami. See more »

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Palinov, Gulf Stream Cafe Havana: A shrewd man never asks questions until he has gathered enough information to be able to distinguish between lies and truth.
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Soundtracks

I, Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi (I Like You Very Much)
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Music by Harry Warren
Played by a Havana street orchestra
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Hedy Down to this?
9 November 2005 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Hedy Lamarr is the Lady Without a Passport, stuck in Havana and looking to get to the USA by any means necessary. George Macready is willing to help for a hefty price. John Hodiak is an immigration cop who is undercover investigating Macready's activities. Both have taken an interest in Lamarr and who could blame them for that.

Hedy's career had been sliding downhill until her film just prior to A Lady Without a Passport. She had just come off Cecil B. DeMille's Samson and Delilah which was a comeback film for her.

So from a mammoth multimillion dollar Cecil B. DeMille film, Hedy went into this? Don't get me wrong, A Lady Without a Passport is a good low budget crime drama. But I would have thought Hedy must have gotten better offers after Samson and Delilah.

Anyway though it's worth a look. George Macready is always one of the most fascinating villains the screen has ever produced.


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