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Lisa (1962)

The Inspector (original title)
At the end of WW2, a compassionate Dutch policeman helps smuggle a Jewish woman into British Palestine.

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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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Storyline

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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24 May 1962 (USA)  »

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2.35 : 1
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When Lisa and the Inspector first get on the barge, as the barge starts in the water, the Inspector is moving ropes at one end and the dog is near him. When it cuts to a different view the dog is all the way at the other end of the boat. See more »

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Moving and very memorable
17 April 1999 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I believe this was Dolores Hart's last appearance in a movie before she entered a convent - where she still is today. I first saw this movie as an impressionable 11-year-old in 1963; even then I thought that Dolores was a refined and beautiful actress: personified by an innate sense of pure innocence and vulnerability - and accentuated by those gorgeous inchoate eyes. The movie's premise deals with the repatriation - or more accurately the establishment of the nation of Israel by Jewish refugees following their release from the concentration camps at the end of W.W.II.

However, the appeal of this movie - to me - was the captivating performance of Dolores Hart: my first on-screen infatuation. Tastefully sentimental.


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