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Spy Hunt (1950)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Film-Noir | 8 June 1950 (USA)
Roger Quain, who escorts two zoo-bound black panthers on the train from Milan to Paris, agrees to help a Western agent, Catherine Ullven, by hiding a microfilm in the collar of one of the ... See full summary »

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Catherine Ullven
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Chris Denson
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Paul Kopel
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Stephen Paradou
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Doctor Stahl
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Captain Heimer
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Assassin
Jay Barney ...
Assassin
Aram Katcher ...
George, the concierge
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Gormand
Carl Milletaire ...
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Telegraph Clerk
Carmela Restivo ...
Old Italian Woman on Train
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Old Italian Man on Train

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Roger Quain, who escorts two zoo-bound black panthers on the train from Milan to Paris, agrees to help a Western agent, Catherine Ullven, by hiding a microfilm in the collar of one of the animals. But, while in the Swiss Alps, the train is derailed, the panthers escape and three enemy agents hunt down the animals, Catherine and Roger. Will they escape them? Written by Guy Bellinger

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One of the forgotten GOOD early spy films.
25 August 2003 | by (Hamilton, Canada.) – See all my reviews

The film is tense and exciting throughout. A panther has a message inserted into a collar around its neck, a message which is of great interest to some questionable characters. The panther escapes its cage and is tracked by Howard Duff, representing the U.S. and by parties who represent the subversives (Ivan Tresault being one of them). The entire film deals with the search and provides some very tense moments. Marta Toren is the beauty who has questionable credentials which have one guessing as to which side she is on. A good film which deserves some recognition.



J.W.


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