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On the run from the US police after being charged with embezzlement, a billionaire attempts to flee to Mexico by stealing the identity of a stranger. However, his life is made much more ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Carl Schaffner
David Knight ...
Johnny
Noel Willman ...
Chief of Police
Marla Landi ...
Mary
Dolores ...
Dolores
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Chief Inspector Hadden
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Police Sergeant
Alan Gifford ...
Cooper
Ingeborg von Kusserow ...
Mrs. Scarff (as Ingeborg Wells)
Bill Nagy ...
Paul Scarff
Faith Brook ...
Kay
Marianne Deeming ...
Anna
Stanley Maxted ...
Milton
Mark Baker ...
Baggage Man
Jack Lester ...
Sam
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On the run from the US police after being charged with embezzlement, a billionaire attempts to flee to Mexico by stealing the identity of a stranger. However, his life is made much more difficult when he finds out that that man is a wanted Mexican criminal. Written by themadmovieman

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6 September 1957 (Denmark)  »

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Die Brücke der Vergeltung  »

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Ken Annakin regarded Across the Bridge (1957) as his finest work. See more »

Goofs

Schaffner leaves NY on a Pennsylvania Railroad train pulled by a GG-1 electric locomotive. A second shot also shows a GG-1. The next couple of shots show the train beyond the electrified territory and being pulled by a covered wagon. But, at just after 12 minutes, there's a GG-1 again. See more »

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Smooth Sequence
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Music by Trevor Duncan
Published by Boosey & Hawkes
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Rod Steiger co-stars with man's best friend
25 February 2004 | by (New York, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Like other reviewers, I, too, have not seen this remarkable film in many, many years since . The fact that I still remember it demonstrates what a truly terrific film this is. How unfortunate that it seems to have been forgotten over the years. However, two days ago, on February 24, a DVD edition of the film was released in the U.S. and I'm now about to finally see this great film again after so many years. The loyalty that can develop between man and dog is surely put to the test by events that take place in this story which was originally written by Graham Greene. No one should pass up an opportunity to see this film which, unfortunately, has never been given the recognition it deserves.


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