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A Prize of Gold (1955)

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Cast

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Sergeant Joe Lawrence
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Maria
Nigel Patrick ...
Brian Hammell
George Cole ...
Sergeant Roger Morris
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Stratton
Joseph Tomelty ...
Uncle Dan
Andrew Ray ...
Conrad
Karel Stepanek ...
Zachmann
Robert Ayres ...
Tex
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Fischer
Olive Sloane ...
Mavis
Alan Gifford ...
Major Bracken
Ivan Craig ...
Brittish Major
Harry Towb ...
Benny
Leslie Linder ...
Pole
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Stolen Gold ... for the girl with the golden flesh!

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Crime | Adventure | Drama

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14 October 1955 (USA)  »

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Hold-up en plein ciel  »

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The film's premiere at the Odeon Theatre, Leicester Square, London was in aid of the Royal London Society for the Blind. Those that attended included Mr. and Mrs. Nigel Patrick (the actress Beatrice Campbell), Mr. Winthrop Aldrich, American Ambassador and from Columbria Pictures Mr. Max Thorpe (Managing Director) and Mr. E. Bryson (Sales Manager). Representing Warwick Film Productions was Mr. Irving Allen (Executive Producer). See more »

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A Prize of Gold
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Music by Lester Lee
Sung by Joan Regan
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Not a Great Film
14 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Never viewed this Richard Widmark film and was very disappointed at the entire picture. In this picture Widmark plays the role as an Air Force Sgt Joe Lawrence who is stationed in Berlin and is eager to retire but he always manages to get himself into trouble. Joe leaves his jeep on a street and it gets stolen by a homeless young German boy who runs the jeep into a ditch and destroys the axle. Joe follows the boy to where he lives and meets up with a pretty blonde named Maria, (Mai Zetterling) and they both fall in love with each other. Joe becomes interested in making a quick buck by stealing some old Nazi precious goods and the story takes another twist and becomes very detailed and confusing.


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