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Master Spy (1963)

 -  Drama  -  19 August 1964 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Stephen Murray ...
Boris Turganev
June Thorburn ...
Leila
Alan Wheatley ...
Paul Skelton
John Carson ...
Richard Colman
John Bown ...
John Baxter
Jack Watson ...
Capt. Foster
Ernest Clark ...
Dr. Pembury
Peter Gilmore ...
Tom Masters
Marne Maitland ...
Dr. Asafu
Ellen Pollock ...
Dr. Morrell
Hugh Morton ...
Sir Gilbert Saunders
Basil Dignam ...
Richard Horton
Victor Beaumont ...
Petrov
Hamilton Dyce ...
Airport Controller
Michael Peake ...
Barnes (Skeltons Manservant)
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Sir Gilbert Saunders: Professor, just why are you asking for asylum here?
Boris Turganev: My reasons are quite simple, Sir - I want to stay here and make England my home.
Sir Gilbert Saunders: That may be... but things aren't quite as easy as you seem to think. We can't take everybody just because they want to come. There's got to be some good reason. And so far, you haven't given one.
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Low budget, poor quality spy yarn.
4 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

This low budget British spy film is apparently based on the book 'They Also Serve', which I haven't read. The plot is thin and the screenplay bland - there seems to be little for the cast to do but read the words. The music is irritating and intrusive. The photography and lighting lacking in creativity. The result is just barely watchable.

It is impossible not to draw comparisons with Hitchcock's Torn Curtain which was made just two years later and deals with the same subject. Torn Curtain however has action and movement, characters you care about, suspense and humour. Master Spy unfortunately, has none of these.


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