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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Man Inside
Written by Len Praverman
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not the best but...
17 June 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a crime film. far to be memorable, it is not bad. only version of an old recipes, with clear characters, with wise used actors in key roles. the expectations are far to be high. but the film remains decent and the story, unrealistic in essence, seems be more than nice. because if you ignore the details, nothing is too strange. Jack Palance does a good job using his simple presence. same situation - Anita Ekberg who is only the beautiful seducer with few moral fights but nothing complicated or bizarre. a film from a genre who reflects the expectations from a period. so, nothing special. but a decent crime who, far to be Hitchcock, is useful for memory. and for a kind of nostalgic entertainment.


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