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The Secret Partner (1961)

A wealthy London-based shipping magnate is blackmailed by an evil dentist which threatens to reveal an old case of fraud, while the dentist himself is threaten by a mysterious masked man.

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John Brent aka John Wilson
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Det. Supt. Frank Hanbury
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Charles Standish
Lee Montague ...
Det. Insp. Tom Henderson
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Helen Standish
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Dr. Alan Richford
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Clive Lang
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Ralph Beldon
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Basil Dignam ...
Lyle
William Fox ...
Brinton
George Tovey ...
Vickers
Sidney Vivian ...
Dock Foreman (as Sydney Vivian)
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Man in Soho Street
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A wealthy London-based shipping magnate is blackmailed by an evil dentist which threatens to reveal an old case of fraud, while the dentist himself is threaten by a mysterious masked man.

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So Perfect a Crime...So Clever a Criminal! So Dangerous a Scheme!


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6 October 1961 (West Germany)  »

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Der unheimliche Komplize  »

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1.85 : 1
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At the beginning of the film, John Brent/Wilso moves the marker for the ship "Argentse" from pointing northeast to southeast on the map in a close-up shot. In the next shot, the marker is back pointing northeast. Also, the ship's marker is in a different location from shot to shot. See more »

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Referenced in Dance, Little Children (1961) See more »

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A very clever thriller

I first saw this film in 1961. Many years later, it turned up on Turner Classic Movies and, like a fool, I sat here watching it without making a tape of it. What a mistake that was. Although this film is well worth watching and has a clever twist ending, all indications are that it is unavailable anywhere on video or DVD. Don't miss it if it comes up on TV again.


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