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He Who Rides a Tiger (1965)

 |  Crime, Drama  |  October 1965 (UK)
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Peter Rayston, has been in and out of prison most of his life. At 30, he is released for the eighth time, after serving a sentence for housebreaking. Immediately, he goes back to his old ... See full summary »

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Peter Rayston, has been in and out of prison most of his life. At 30, he is released for the eighth time, after serving a sentence for housebreaking. Immediately, he goes back to his old life, providing for his expensive tastes by executing a series of daring burglaries. Written by alfiehitchie

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Cabalgando sobre un tigre  »

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The title comes from an Indian proverb, "He who rides a tiger can never dismount". See more »

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He Who Rides a Tiger
Written by John Baker, Gordon Waine and Trevor Peacock
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Notable for the chance to see two great veteran actors when they were young and beautiful
18 June 2001 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

A tale of a master thief and his attraction to a young and somewhat naive girl. Girl tries to change his ways but to no avail. Notable for the youthful appearances of two great actors. At this time Tom Bell was much better known than Judi Dench. Good acting in an indifferent story but good shots of a Maserati when this marque was in its heyday.(Mistrale)


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