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Mirage (1965)

Approved  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  4 October 1965 (Sweden)
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A New York man suffers amnesia. He soon learns that he's mixed up in a life-and-death situation, but what exactly is it?

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Shela
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Lester
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Major Crawford Gilcuddy
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Charles Stewart Calvin
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Willard
Robert H. Harris ...
Dr. Augustus J. Broden
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Mrs. Frances Calvin
House Jameson ...
Bo (as House B. Jameson)
Hari Rhodes ...
Lt. Franken
Syl Lamont ...
Benny
Eileen Baral ...
Irene
Neil Fitzgerald ...
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Walking down twenty-seven flights of stairs after the power goes out in the New York City office building he is in, David Stillwell emerges outside on the ground level to find that a man he didn't know either jumped or was pushed out a window to his death. That man was Charles Calvin, the head of Unidyne, a humanitarian organization that works toward world peace. David notices other unusual goings-on. What he considers his normal routine that others he knows should recognize, don't. People that he doesn't know seem to know him, such as the beautiful young woman with who he walked down the stairs but who ran off when they got to the bottom. And things that he thought he saw or thought he knew end up not being the case, such as the multiple sub-basement levels he thought were in that office building which don't seem to exist in the clear light of day. When he finally thinks about it, he believes he has some form of amnesia. As an example, he knows that he works as a cost accountant, but... Written by Huggo

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Is The Key In His Mind...Or In Her Arms?

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Mystery | Thriller

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Espejismo  »

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Trivia

Director Edward Dmytryk originally wanted to cast Tippi Hedren in the part of Shela, but Hedren was under a personal contract with Alfred Hitchcock who told Dmytryk she was not available. Diane Baker, who had played opposite Hedren in Hitchcock's Marnie (1964), took over the role. See more »

Quotes

Lester: [Referring to the TV] They got wrestling coming in from Chicago. I know it's supposed to be fixed, but so's everything else.
David Stillwell: Why don't you just take the set?
Lester: Eh, now that all the Westerns have gone psycho, this is the only place where you can tell who the bad guys are.
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mirage 1965
21 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I feel this is a very thrilling movie to watch, I have not watch it for a few years but I am getting a copy of it and am looking forward to seeing it again. I do not no why the movie has not been shown more,it is not listed on the credits of Gregory Peck, George Kennedy or Diane Backer the main stars of the picture. It is a very hard picture to find, recommend it highly to everyone who likes good films! George Kennedy is his usual self doing a great job of acting, and I feel it is one of Gregory Peck finest films. It has a great plot and it keeps you on the edge for almost the whole picture. I have been trying to find this picture for a lot of years, I am glad I have found it again!


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