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The Abductors (1957)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  July 1957 (USA)
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Two men plot to steal and hold for ransom the remains of President Abraham Lincoln.

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Jack Langley
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Fred Winters
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George Cisar
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James Logan
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Gene Walker
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Two men plot to steal and hold for ransom the remains of President Abraham Lincoln.

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A little gem

What a surprise for me !!! I only knew, from Victor mac Laglen's son, his westerns and adventures, warfare, movies from the late sixties and seventies, for instance those inspired from Alistair Mac Lean novels. Commandos features. I did not know that he began so early in the movie industry...

I admit we recently discovered "Man in the Vault", available in the DVD stores.

Well, about "The Abductors", it's really a good, a real good and entertaining B movie telling the story of a bunch of adventurers trying to rob Abraham Lincoln's grave. Nothing less !!!

As far as I know, George Mac Ready had never played with Victor mac Laglen. Perhaps I am wrong. I enjoyed it very much.


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