High stakes battle of wits and morals between gentlemen crooks, set in beautiful Portugal. A smuggler is hired to kidnap the rich husband of an American woman who's just arrived in Lisbon, Portugal.
Did You Know?
Probably to get some extra funding for the film, Milland squeezed in "Lisbon" some publicity. A very conspicuous Lockheed Constellation airliner of the old TAP'(Transportes Aéreos Portugueses, nowadays Air Portugal) as well as the usual Mateus wine bottle, which does not look quite rosé in this movie. If you go to a fancy restaurant you order more sophisticated Portuguese Wines. The views of Lisbon's probably adjusted to the modern image that dictator Oliveira's wanted to show the world. The splendors of the capital city of Portugal is probably better shown in other films. See more
Capt. Evans tells Mrs. Merrill that the Seteais Palace is Pena Palace, two distinct palaces in the region of Sintra. The Seteais Palace became an hotel since the early 21st century, and it overlooks the Pena Palace. See more
Maria Maddalena Masanet
[reading aloud an excerpt from Lord Byron's "Don Juan", Canto I, Stanza 83, to Aristides Mavros
But who, alas! can love, and then be wise? / Not that remorse did not oppose temptation; / A little still she strove, and much repented / And whispering 'I will ne'er consent' - consented.
Music by Augusto Santos
and José Galhardo
Lyrics by 'Raul Portela' (uncredited)
Sung by Anita Guerreiro
(uncredited) See more