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Chase a Crooked Shadow (1958)

At Kimberley Prescott's villa, a stranger shows-up and claims he is her brother who supposedly died the previous year in a car accident.

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Ward Prescott
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Kimberley Prescott
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Police Commissar Vargas
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Chandler Bridson
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Elaine Whitman
Alan Tilvern ...
Carlos
Thelma D'Aguiar ...
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A man shows up at Kimberley Prescott's villa claiming to be her brother. But Ward Prescott died in a car accident a year ago, so how can this man be him? Despite Kim's protests that the stranger isn't her brother, everyone else accepts him, including their uncle. Kim begins to fear for her sanity and her life. Written by Anonymous

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6 May 1958 (Japan)  »

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Flüsternde Schatten  »

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Trivia

Kim's car is a 1956 Bentley S1 Continental drop-head coupe. Only 431 were made from 1955-59. As of 2016, such a car, fully restored at auction, could easily fetch over $500,000. See more »

Goofs

The shadows on the wall next to the staircase change depending upon whether the shot is from the landing above or from the lower level. See more »

Connections

Remade as Sesh Anka (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

In Search of a Dream
Music by Matyas Seiber
Lyrics by Robert Mellin
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They don't make them like that, anymore !
10 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

When I was a little boy, I had seen the film, but remembered little of it. However, in the early sixties, my Dad took me on a holiday to Spain, to a little village south of Barcelona, called Sitges. During one coach journey, the courier told us that the mountain road that we were now on was the scene of a fast car drive in a film made a couple of years previously, called 'Chase a Crooked Shadow'. I remember the road well, with the cliff drops hundreds of feet below to the sea and this coupled with my fond memory of that holiday in Franco's long gone Spain and the fact that the film itself is a brilliant piece of old cinema with a terrific twist at the end, makes me watch this film over and over again. I see something in it every time I watch it - the sign of a good film!


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