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U.S. narcotics agent Charles Sturgis trails international dope smuggler Frank McNally by following his reluctant accomplice, Gina Broger, through the "pickup alleys" of New York, London, ... See full summary »

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Charles Sturgis
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Gina Broger
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Frank McNally
Bonar Colleano ...
Amalio
Dorothy Alison ...
Helen
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Commissioner Breckner
Martin Benson ...
Captain Varolli
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Etienne Fayala
Peter Illing ...
Capt. Baris
Sydney Tafler ...
Curtis
Lionel Murton ...
Murphy
Danny Green ...
Second Bartender
Alec Mango ...
Salko
Sidney James ...
Joe - First Bartender
Marne Maitland ...
Guido Martinelli
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U.S. narcotics agent Charles Sturgis trails international dope smuggler Frank McNally by following his reluctant accomplice, Gina Broger, through the "pickup alleys" of New York, London, Lisbon, Rome, Naples and Athens. When Gina is finally arrested by Interpol, she helps Sturgis trace McNally and his $3,000,000 consignment back to New York. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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In Sept. 1957, Columbia Pictures distributed this film under the title "Pickup Alley" on a double bill with The Brothers Rico (1957) starring Richard Conte. See more »

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Reasonably entertaining crime movie.
4 April 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is quite an entertaining & energetic crime movie, which rattles along at a fairly brisk pace, but suffers somewhat from lack of character depth, and interaction between the characters. The leads all play their respective roles professionally and with a degree of panache, with the oily and sinister Trevor Howard particularly effective. Bonar Colleano also contributes a likable cameo as a fast-talking, quick-witted exiled American. In the central role, Victor Mature is dour and doesn't really get the opportunity to express more of his character's dual purpose of personal revenge and bringing an arch criminal to justice. Although there are many similar type films to this, I feel that it stands worthy comparison to many of them and is certainly deserving of release on DVD.


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