Eddie Darrow, seeking a mobster's widow in Macao, gets involved in a casino owner's affairs.



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Complete credited cast:
Eddie Darrow
Christine Lawrence Manard
Justin Keit
Cliff Chalmer
Allan Chung
Sam (as Peter J. Mamakos)
Howard Chuman ...
Weaver Levy ...
Mai Tai Sing ...
Soo Lee (as Mae Tai Sing)


Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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2 December 1953 (USA)  »

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Amor Proibido  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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A Sleeper well worthy of a wake-up call
25 July 1999 | by (Grimsby, England) – See all my reviews

I saw this film when it first came out and thoroughly enjoyed it. The cast were great, right down to the beautiful white Jaguar XK120. Surely it should be possible to see most of the old films rather than endless repeats of the limited few, many of which are hardly deserving of the privilege. One way or another I have managed to see many old favourites but this one still eludes me. Macao, made the year before is available on video - so I am keeping my fingers crossed.

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