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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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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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24 May 1962 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

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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Aching personal story of the effects of the holocaust
18 July 1999 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This is a haunting, yet little-known film, beautifully acted, that shows the after-effects of Nazi concentration camp sterilization and torture on a young Jewish girl, as she tries to escape to Palestine after the war. The budding romance between the principal actors adds an extra poignancy to the tale, as they are separated in the dramatic and unforgettable ending. I only wish this film were on video, so that a new audience of young people could learn and benefit from its story.


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