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Master Spy (1963)

 |  Drama  |  19 August 1964 (USA)
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Cast overview:
Stephen Murray ...
Boris Turganev
June Thorburn ...
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 ...
Hamilton Dyce ...
Airport Controller
Michael Peake ...
Barnes (Skeltons Manservant)


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Release Date:

19 August 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

X 21 spionaggio atomico  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Last film of Stephen Murray. See more »


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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Underrated spy drama
12 February 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have just seen this film, and I thought it was rather sad that it got such a low vote score (3.9 as a "weighted average", at the time of writing) and a negative review as the only review it has on IMDb.

The film is obviously low budget and no classic. Having said that it has many plus points. It is well plotted and clever, with twists and turns (especially towards the end) and it sustains the interest well. It makes all the characters interesting, even the supporting ones, such as Peter Gilmore's flippant scientist. It makes a wise move in having June Thorburn - much underused by the British cinema - as its leading lady. There is also a surprisingly good supporting cast considering it is so low budget. And so on...

At an hour and ten minutes, the film is long enough to tell a proper story well, and short enough not to outstay its welcome. It provided me with an enjoyable time viewing it.

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