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Norman Conquest (1953)
"Park Plaza 605" (original title)

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A private detective solves a murder of which he has been accused, and tracks down a gang of jewel smugglers.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Conway ...
Norman Conquest
Eva Bartok ...
Nadina Rodin
Joy Shelton ...
Pixie Everard
Sidney James ...
Supt. Williams
Richard Wattis ...
Theodore Feather
Carl Jaffe ...
Boris Roff
Frederick Schiller ...
Ivan Burgin
Robert Adair ...
Baron von Henschel
Anton Diffring ...
Gregor
Ian Fleming ...
Colonel Santling
Edwin Richfield ...
Mr. Reynolds
Michael Balfour ...
Ted Birston
Martin Boddey ...
Stumpy
Terence Alexander ...
Hotel Manager
Victor Platt ...
Taxi Driver
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A private detective solves a murder of which he has been accused, and tracks down a gang of jewel smugglers.

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OK 50's British B-Pic - If your expectations are low enough. **1/2 out of *****
11 February 2010 | by (Wales) – See all my reviews

'Park Plaza 605' or it's alternative title 'Norman Conquest' is a low budget British B-movie that you will never have heard of with B-Pic regular Tom Conway, (Brother of George Sanders) playing Private Detective Norman Conquest who gets mixed up with Nazi Criminals, Murder, and a Blonde Femme Fatale when he hits a carrier Pigeon playing a golf shot (don't ask!) and proceeds to go to the Park Plaza Hotel room 605 out of curiosity after reading a message the bird was carrying.

Co-Starring Sid James (Before his 'Carry on' fame) and Eva Bartok as the Beautiful Femme Fatale with minor roles for Terrence 'Bergerac' Alexander & Richard 'Allo Allo' Marner.

Not great, but not bad for a 75 min B-Movie...Keep your expectations low and you - Like me, should enjoy

**1/2 out of *****


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