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Foreign Intrigue (1956)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Romance  |  12 July 1956 (USA)
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When a reclusive, enigmatic millionaire dies suddenly on the Riviera, his press agent begins to investigate his employer's shady past.

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Dave Bishop
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Dominique
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Brita (as Ingrid Tulean)
Frédéric O'Brady ...
Spring
Eugene Deckers ...
Sandoz
Inga Tidblad ...
Mrs. Lindquist
Lauritz Falk ...
Jones
Frederick Schreicker ...
Mannheim
Georges Hubert ...
Dr. Thibault
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Brown
Lily Kann ...
Blind Housekeeper
Ralph Brown ...
Smith
Milo Sperber ...
Baum
Jim Gérald ...
Bistro Owner
Jean Galland ...
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Storyline

Millionaire Victor Danemore, living on the French Riviera, dies suddenly of a heart attack. His secretary, Dave Bishop, wants to know more about his employer's life. Surprisingly, not even his young wife knows anything about her husband's background or how he earned his fortune. Clues lead Bishop to Vienna and Stockholm, where he learns that Danemore was black-mailing people who cooperated with the Nazis during WW2. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Robert Mitchum is the hunted . . . Europe is the hunting ground ! See more »


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12 July 1956 (USA)  »

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Die fünfte Kolonne  »

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Spring: Just a word of caution: the order I received and ignored can be given to others. First you and now we are gambling for very high stakes, and we must be extremely cautious. We must meet cautiously, and we must travel cautiously.
Dave Bishop: I'm inclined to rely on your judgment in such cases.
Spring: The first mark of a talented amateur is that he respects the professional. Au revoir.
Dave Bishop: Au revoir.
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FOREIGN INTRIGUE CONCERTO
Music by Charlie Norman
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Excellent music score; engaging plot.
23 July 2002 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

Saw it at a drive in movie in Phoenix on a rainy night (which is pretty rare for Phoenix). I think that environment added to the feeling "intrigue". It was the first spy movie I ever saw. The plot was complex and engaging. What added significantly to the feeling of the movie was the use of the bongos beating alone before the strings began a haunting theme in the film score.


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