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Malaga (1960)

Moment of Danger (original title)
A jewel thief pulls off a big heist, stabs his partner in crime in the back, dumps his girlfriend and goes on the run with the loot. The ex-partner and the girlfriend team up to go after him.

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John Bain
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Peter Carran
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Inspector Farrell
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Juan Montoya
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Cecil
Alfred Burke ...
Shapley
Peter Illing ...
Pawnbroker
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Neville Becker ...
Gigolo
Martin Boddey ...
Sir John Middleburgh
Thelma D'Aguilar ...
Spanish Woman
Peter Elliott ...
Waiter
Helen Goss ...
Lady Middleburgh
Barry Keegan ...
Corrigan
Brian Worth ...
Airport Guard
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A jewel thief pulls off a big heist, stabs his partner in crime in the back, dumps his girlfriend and goes on the run with the loot. The ex-partner and the girlfriend team up to go after him.

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Dorothy Dandridge Is Tawny Dynamite!

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Malaga  »

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A man and a woman set out to find a former friend who betrayed them after a jewel heist which takes them to Spain.
25 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remembered this film as a child when it would come on Channel 7 movie. I could not believe this was Ms. Dandridge's last film role because she was so good. Hopefully this movie will be on DVD. The cast was so good and due to Jim Crow they could show kissing between black and whites in films like they can now. I've always liked Trevor Howard and he was quite good in Malaga. After Carmen Jones Ms. Dandridge did other films such as Island in The Sun Porgy and Bess, The Decks Ran Red and Tamango and except for Porgy and Bess she always seem to be lusted after by white men. But Ms. Dandridge to me was our Marilyn Monroe! This movie is rarely shown on TV whether cable or not! For Black History month certain stations would mostly show Sidney Poitier movies as if that is what Black History is all about. Some people never heard of Dorothy Dandridge until Halle Berry portrayed on HBO! They say you're as good as last film and this film would be the last for Ms. Dandridge and we will never know what other film roles she would have done.


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