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Action of the Tiger (1957)

Approved | | Action, Crime, Drama | 30 August 1957 (USA)
Carson is an American contraband runner approached by Tracy, a French woman who wants him to help rescue her brother from Albania where he is being held as a political prisoner.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Carson
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Tracy Malvoisie
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Trifon, Albania Bandit
Gustavo Rojo ...
Henri Malvoisie (as Gustavo Rocco)
José Nieto ...
Kol Stendho (as Jose Nieto)
Helen Haye ...
Countess Valona
Anna Gerber ...
Mara Valona
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Security Officer
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Mike
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Katina (as Yvonne Warren)
Norman Macowan ...
Trifon's Father (as Norman MacOwan)
Brian Sunners ...
Farmer
Helen Goss ...
Farmer's Wife
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Carson is an American contraband runner approached by Tracy, a French woman who wants him to help rescue her brother from Albania where he is being held as a political prisoner.

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How a beautiful blonde and a tough smuggler escape the net of Continental conspiracy!

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Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Release Date:

30 August 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Brutal Aventura  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Carson: My usual fee is 5 thousand, but...
Tracy Malvoisie: I don't expect any favors from a cut-price Galahad!
Carson: You didn't let me finish, I was going to say for you 10 thousand.
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The smugglers of the 50ties
14 December 2003 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

This movie by Terence Young is the typical adventure-movie of the fifties. The action in Albania is well described with the Albanian resistance against communism and the double-spy colonel Stendho. The battles - horses against jeeps - are realistic and the Albanian family-life and the Countess Valona is also realistic with the remembrance of the past (Italians, Geeks). Martine Carol is wonderful and she does everything to save the children and her brother. Captain Carson is the typical American smuggler of the Mediterranean Sea and he falls in love with Tracy Malvoisie (Carol). Good script, good family-movie.


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