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Room 43 (1958)

Passport to Shame (original title)
Cabdriver Constantine falls for French girl mixed up with white slave ring, eventually helps to liberate her.




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Credited cast:
Nick Biaggi
Johnny McVey
Odile Versois ...
Marie Louise 'Malou' Beaucaire
Brenda de Banzie ...
Elwyn Brook-Jones ...
Solicitor Heath
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Antippas ...
(as Maria Andipa)
Yvonne Buckingham ...
Percy Cartwright ...
English Girl
Robert Fabian ...
Lana Morris ...
James Ottaway ...
Assistant Registrar
Pat Pleasance ...


Cabdriver Constantine falls for French girl mixed up with white slave ring, eventually helps to liberate her.

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Release Date:

12 December 1958 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Room 43  »

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(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Referenced in Hi, Mom! (1970) See more »


Never Never More (Jamais Jamais Plus)
Music by Jeff Davis
English Lyrics by Geoffrey Parsons
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Hilariously dated expose
26 July 2002 | by (Leamington Spa UK) – See all my reviews

This film is a wonderful summary of hypocritical late fifties cinema. Purporting to reveal the sordid life of the prostitute but revelling in the sleaze and violence. From the opening lecture from *Fabian * of the Yard, to a climactic roof fight, every cliche about girls on the game is flung at the viewer. Poor Diana Dors and Herbert Lom try, but are done in by the florid script and dull direction. Spot Michael Caine in a bit part at the wedding.

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