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Break in the Circle (1955)

| Drama | April 1957 (USA)
An adventurer is hired by a German millionaire to help a Polish scientist escape to the West.

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Capt. Skip Morgan
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Lisa
Marius Goring ...
Baron Keller
Guy Middleton ...
Maj. Hobart
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Emile
Arnold Marlé ...
Prof. Pal Kudnic
Fred Johnson ...
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David King-Wood ...
Col. Patchway
Reginald Beckwith ...
Dusty
Guido Lorraine ...
Franz
André Mikhelson ...
Russian thug answering Ludwigstrasse door
Stanley Zevic ...
Russian thug #2 at Ludwigstrasse address
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The phony Kudnic
Arthur Lovegrove ...
Bert
Derek Prentice ...
Keller's butler
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An adventurer is hired by a German millionaire to help a Polish scientist escape to the West.

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A man on the lookout for adventure ... and a woman on the lookout for trouble!

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Very enjoyable
31 October 2002 | by (Sussex, England) – See all my reviews

Great location scenes at Polperro, Cornwall, and very typical of its time.

It catches the flavour of England and Cornwall in the '50s, and the hero is a proper smart and tough individual.


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