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Chase a Crooked Shadow (1958)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Kimberley Prescott
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Police Commissar Vargas
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Chandler Brisson
Faith Brook ...
Elaine Whitman
Alan Tilvern ...
Carlos
Thelma D'Aguilar ...
Maria (as Thelma d'Aguilar)
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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

'Marcel Dailo' was a possible for Vargas. See more »

Goofs

While Ward accepts Kimberley's challenge and drives round the bends, the odometer of the car barely changes from 17858 to 17859 - implying they covered a distance of 1 mile (or km). Considering the speed at which Ward drove and the time it took, the entire distance covered to be a paltry 1 mile (or km) is implausible. See more »

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Remade as Lovushka dlya odinokogo muzhchiny (1990) See more »

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In Search of a Dream
Music by Matyas Seiber
Lyrics by Robert Mellin
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The cleverest plot of any movie
24 July 2001 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

I consider this movie as one of the cleverest ever made. It keeps you perplexed till the end. Marvellous acting by all, with Herbert Lom always at his best. B&W very appropriate. Please, Amazon, make it available!


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