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Lisa (1962)
"The Inspector" (original title)

 -  Drama | History | Romance  -  24 May 1962 (USA)
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When the end came for World War II, many Jews were spread around the free world and desired to return to Palestine. Lisa Held has been promised to be returned to her native land. Inspector ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Peter Jongman
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Lisa Held
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Brandt
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Van der Pink
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Sgt. Wolters
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Ayoob
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Dickens
Marius Goring ...
Thorens
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De Kool
Harold Goldblatt ...
Dr. Mitropoulos
Neil McCallum ...
Browne
Geoffrey Keen ...
Commissioner Bartels
Jean Anderson ...
Mrs. Jongman
Michael David ...
Capt. Berger
Jane Jordan Rogers ...
Anaka Jongman
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When the end came for World War II, many Jews were spread around the free world and desired to return to Palestine. Lisa Held has been promised to be returned to her native land. Inspector Peter Jongman of the Dutch secret police compassionately makes the arrangements for her to be smuggled into her home land. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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London...Amsterdam...Tangier...Palestine...the desperate liaisons of the love-pursuers startlingly uncovered by Mark Robson the man who electrified you with "Champion," "Peyton Place," "From The Terrace"! [US poster] See more »


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Lisa speaks of seeing an Israeli tank with a Star of David on its side after her escape from Auschwitz. The State of Israel was not created until after the end of WWII. There were no "Israeli tanks" in the European theater of operations. See more »

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A badly miscast Stephen Boyd badly undermines film's poignancy

Some excellent supporting performances and poignant situations and magnificent cinematography are undermined by the miscasting of Boyd in the pivotal central character. He undermines the film's credibility and even its pacing. This is a shame because some of the supporting performances and location shooting are truly remarkable.


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