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The Secret of Blood Island (1964)

 -  Action | Drama | War  -  April 1965 (USA)
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Malaya 1944: many US soldiers have been captured by the Japanese, when they were cut off from their troops. On her way to Kualumpar the English secret agent Elaine is shot down in her plane... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Hedley ...
Crewe
Barbara Shelley ...
Elaine
Patrick Wymark ...
Major Jocomo
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
Major Dryden (as Charles Tingwell)
Bill Owen ...
Bludgin
Michael Ripper ...
Lt Tojoko
Peter Welch ...
Richaardson
Lee Montague ...
Levy
Edwin Richfield ...
O'Reilly
Glyn Houston ...
Berry
David Saire ...
Kempi Chief
Philip Latham ...
Captain Drake
Ian Whittaker ...
Mills
John Southworth ...
Leonard
Peter Graze ...
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Malaya 1944: many US soldiers have been captured by the Japanese, when they were cut off from their troops. On her way to Kualumpar the English secret agent Elaine is shot down in her plane near such a prison camp. The men hide her eagerly among them, but when the Japanese threaten them with torture, their moral weakens. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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the secret is bloody horrible!
7 September 2002 | by (manchester, england) – See all my reviews

it's been many moons since i've seen this typically entertaining but hammy hammer effort. it disturbed me when i first saw it on the telly one late saturday night way back in the early 70s when i was a kid though it's probably pretty tame by todays standards. plot involves the horrors that befall a group of british p.o.w. chaps under the strain of a handful of sadistic jap guards led by an unintenionally funny performance by patrick wymark as the commandant complete with an australian accent!? micheal ripper; a regular hammer stalwart who must have had some pretty good mates also provides amusing support as his second in command ("english cigarette?" ugh!). how on earth the barbara shelly character manages to evade recognition as a bird pretending to be a bloke whilst imprisioned with an unlucky or lucky bunch of limey lads is anyones guess (didn't these people ever take showers?).


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