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Stopover Tokyo (1957)

Approved | | Drama, Mystery | December 1957 (Austria)
An American intelligence agent is sent to Tokyo to track down a Communist spy ring.

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Tina Llewellyn
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Koko
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Sarah Selby ...
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An American intelligence agent is sent to Tokyo to track down a Communist spy ring.

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This film was based on the last of the "Mr. Moto" novels, "Stopover Tokyo", published in 1955, featuring a middle aged Moto. The film version deletes the Moto character entirely! See more »

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Mark Fannon: flew 8000 miles to kiss a girl on a staircase.
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Written by John Philip Sousa
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Something's in the way of this being good
17 September 2012 | by (Vancouver,Canada) – See all my reviews

It could have been good. An attractive cast .Great location photography. Exotic setting . BUT somehow this film is dull dull dull. I'm not sure of the reason. The dialogue is so tedious and stiffly delivered that individual scenes seem to take a century. Then there's the grotesque over acting of, the usually reliable, Edmund O'Brien, who is here reduced to a terrible Bogart impersonation. Like a vampire . Like a Bela Lugosi, jowly vampire, he sucks the life out of every scene he's in. Joan Collins, a beautiful woman, is photographed to look like Queen Elizabeth the second, and Robert Wagner can't project beyond his wavy hair.


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