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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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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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Hunted... From London... Amsterdam... The Casbah... To The Beaches Of The Middle East... A Strange Pursuit... And An Even Stranger Liaison! 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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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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