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Hidden Fear (1957)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | July 1957 (USA)
When his sister is arrested in Denmark for murder, American cop Mike Brent aids Danish police with the case and stumbles upon a currency counterfeiting ring.

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Mike Brent
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Hartman
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Arthur Miller
Natalie Norwick ...
Susan Brent
Anne Neyland ...
Virginia Kelly
Kjeld Jacobsen ...
Lt. Egon Knudsen
Paul Erling ...
Gibbs
Marianne Schleiss ...
Helga Hartman
Mogens Brandt ...
Lund
Knud Rex ...
Jacobsen
Elsie Albiin ...
Inga
Buster Larsen ...
Hans Ericksen
Preben Mahrt ...
Danish Detective
Kjeld Petersen ...
Jensen
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American policeman Mike Brent (John Payne) arrives in Denmark to help clear his sister of a murder rap in which her partner/boyfriend has been killed, and all the evidence leads to her having been the murderer. Mike works with the Danish Police, but becomes embroiled in a counterfeiters' plot in which the boyfriend was a member... Written by Becie

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An usual thriller shot in Danemark

I haver never seen an American film noir shot in Danemark before. That's really the first time.

The story itself offers no great surprises. Payne plays an American cop who tries to clear his sister of a murder charge. He has to fight against counterfeiters. I must admit that we have already seen this before, a thousand times. Especially Payne who is as hard boiled as ever.

But it's a tough thriller, no boring at all with, at the end, a good chase through the country side around Copenhagen.

A rare Andre de Toth movie that deserves to be discovered.


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