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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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Ward Prescott
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Flüsternde Schatten  »

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1.37 : 1
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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 Dhuan (1981) See more »

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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 (Donegal, Ireland) – 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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