Kenyon is a narcotics agent who, with the aid of a titled bird-watcher attempts to trap a brother and sister drug smuggling team.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

In this World War II suspense thriller, three British spies and a French resistance fighter sneak into occupied France to gather information about the German forces for a planned invasion.

Director: Harold French
Stars: Hugh Williams, James Mason, Carla Lehmann
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When his wife is murdered, the husband tries to divert suspicion from himself to someone else. Unfortunately, his scheme winds up getting him mixed up with some real murderers.

Director: Ken Annakin
Stars: Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins, Peter Lorre
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Violent fugitive and mistreated small boy team up to flee from authority.

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley, Elizabeth Sellars
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

During WW2 in Italy, Sergeant Joe Mooney is leading his small squad on the front-lines but is ordered to avoid rescuing a soldier trapped in no man's land.

Director: Edward Dmytryk
Stars: Bonar Colleano, Arthur Franz, Lee Marvin
Snowbound (1948)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A group of people search for Nazi treasure hidden in the Alps. From "The Lonely Skier" by Hammond Innes.

Director: David MacDonald
Stars: Robert Newton, Dennis Price, Stanley Holloway
The Lineup (1958)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In San Francisco, a psychopathic gangster and his mentor retrieve heroin packages carried by unsuspecting travelers.

Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Eli Wallach, Robert Keith, Richard Jaeckel
Project M7 (1953)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A secret jet aircraft capable of traveling three times the speed of sound is being developed by a group of scientists secretly. On the day of the test flight, one of the scientists dies in ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Asquith
Stars: Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, Robert Beatty
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A British-American returns to Britain after 20 years to discover that his father has been jailed since WW2 for a murder that took place in murky circumstances.

Director: Jack Cardiff
Stars: Van Johnson, Vera Miles, Emlyn Williams
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ronald Coleman plays an MP addicted to drugs, and a double recruited to cover for him.

Director: Richard Wallace
Stars: Ronald Colman, Elissa Landi, Juliette Compton
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

During the 1960s in Britain, tense race relations between whites and blacks are affecting the workplace, the family, the dating scene and the society at large.

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Stars: John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Brenda de Banzie
Drama | War | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

In the African desert, a British soldier romances the native chief's daughter and helps the tribe fight off a Nazi attack.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst
Stars: Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel, Anna-Maria Sandri
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A man's death leads a local newspaperman and the man's girlfriend to seek the killer.

Director: Douglas Peirce
Stars: Peter Reynolds, Honor Blackman, Gordon Jackson
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jack Warner ...
Maj. Alec White
...
Insp. Michael Kenyon
...
Rita Compton
...
Roger Compton
...
Mme. Simonetta
...
Max
Joyce Grenfell ...
Lady Flavia Queensway
James Gilbert ...
Agent Larkins
...
Steven Lasovich
...
Sub-Director Holt
...
Director of Customs
Hal Osmond ...
The Baggage Room Clerk
Jacques B. Brunius ...
Det. Pierre Valance
Edit

Storyline

After a successful operation against drink smugglers, Customs and Excise get wind of a planned large illegal drug shipment. An agent is sent to Cannes to follow the brother and sister apparently involved, though he starts to get rather closer to the attractive young lady than planned. The trail leads via a fashion house to a freighter bound for the Pool of London, and the net starts to close in. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A tense story of International drug smuggling....

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 November 1954 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Carga Proibida  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Henry Stacey was booked to play an Alcohol smuggler but was replaced before shooting. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Entertaining smuggling yarn
8 February 2016 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This is an entertaining smuggling yarn with an excellent cast.Nigel Patrick is good in the lead role ably supported by Jack Warner,then at the height of his Dixon of Dock Green fame.The chief villain is Terence Morgan assisted by American,Theodore Bikel.Even smaller roles are well cast.The inimitable plays the aristocratic birdwatching,and is hilarious as usual.Eric Pohlman is a gang member who wants to spill the beans to get a shorter sentence.There is a lot of cars dashing around dark London streets.Strangely the package of drugs is supposed to be at Victoria Station but it is clearly Waterloo.Shame that this film now seems to be virtually forgotten.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

"The IMDb Show": Alan Tudyk, His Top 5 Star Wars Droids, and Denzel's Dream Role

"The IMDb Show" Thanksgiving special: Alan Tudyk ranks his top five droids, we talk with the cast of Roman J. Israel, Esq., and we share our favorite Thanksgiving TV episodes.

Watch the show