An English bookkeeper (Nigel Patrick) who works for a jeweler steals a priceless jewel, and kills a man in the process. He flees to the continent and embarks on the life of his dreams; ... See full summary »

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Milo March
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Trudie Hall
Nigel Patrick ...
Sam Carter
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Ernesto
Bonar Colleano ...
Martin Lomer
Sean Kelly ...
Rizzio
Sidney James ...
Franklin
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Organ-grinder
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Tristao
Josephine Brown ...
Mrs. Frazur
Alec Mango ...
Lopez
Anne Aubrey ...
Girl on Train
Mary Laura Wood ...
Mrs. Pritchard
Angela White ...
Pamela Pritchard
Alfred Burke ...
Mr. Pritchard
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An English bookkeeper (Nigel Patrick) who works for a jeweler steals a priceless jewel, and kills a man in the process. He flees to the continent and embarks on the life of his dreams; spending lavishly and pursuing women (including Anita Ekberg). A detective (Jack Palance) tracking him soon discovers that he's not the only one looking for him and begins to suspect there's more to the case than just an ordinary jewel theft. Written by Ken Holsgrove

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A diamond is for evil...

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December 1958 (USA)  »

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Der Mann ohne Nerven  »

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This was originally intended to be an Alan Ladd starring vehicle. See more »

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A good plot and a great cast.
14 July 2009 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I suspect that this was a "B" movie of the day. We don't have "Second feature" movies any more, nowadays we are presented with one almighty production that revolves around a single famous actor and a host of special effects.

This little offering is different, there is a host of really great actors and a lot of character development. Anthony Newley is great and fits his role so well. Palance seems to be not quite with it but I have noticed this in a few of his films, his Texan accent was a mistake.

It was interesting to see the change in our leading lady after she had been beaten up. Even her ample top didn't seem to be bursting at the seams!

Well worth a watch - if you can get it.


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