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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 overview, first billed only:
Peter Jongman
Lisa Held
Van der Pink
Sgt. Wolters
Marius Goring ...
De Kool
Harold Goldblatt ...
Dr. Mitropoulos
Neil McCallum ...
Geoffrey Keen ...
Commissioner Bartels
Jean Anderson ...
Mrs. Jongman
Michael David ...
Capt. Berger
Jane Jordan Rogers ...
Anaka Jongman


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 <>

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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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Release Date:

24 May 1962 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)


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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 »


Referenced in God Is the Bigger Elvis (2012) See more »

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Wonderful Stephen Boyd performance
1 April 2004 | by (Tampa, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite movies by the actor. Definitely not a miscast and great acting. Also a great story but maybe you would have to be first generation WW II dependent and from Holland to appreciate it's value. The novel by Jan De Hartog is extremely accurate of what went on in post war Europe and I loved this movie. Highly recommend it. Great scenery and tells the tale of the displacement of Holocaust victims as well. This movie did give him another nomination for the Golden Globes and rightly so.

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