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Jack of Diamonds (1967)

Unrated  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  15 February 1968 (Australia)
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The protege of a famous cat burglar reluctantly agrees to join forces with a lesser criminal in the daring heist of several famous jewels from a seemingly impenetrable vault.

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Jeff Hill
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Nicolai Vodkine
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Von Schenk
Alexander Hegarth ...
Brügger
Eduard Linkers ...
Geisling
Karl Lieffen ...
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Marie Laforêt ...
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Carroll Baker
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Lilli Palmer
Charlie Hickman ...
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Bob Cheslock
Robert Naegele
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The protege of a famous cat burglar reluctantly agrees to join forces with a lesser criminal in the daring heist of several famous jewels from a seemingly impenetrable vault. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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15 February 1968 (Australia)  »

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Daiyamondo Jakku  »

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" You may rely on Helmut "
8 July 2008 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

"The Jack of Diamonds" is a most enjoyable film, for fans of Mr. Hamilton. The story is that of a retired jewel thief (Joseph Cotton) who is known as "The Ace of Diamonds." Although he has long since retired, his new protégé George Hamilton has earned the reputation of a world class Cat Bugler and is so proficient he has come to the attention of international Insurance investigator Von Schenk (Wolfgang Presiss.) The insurance organization and the police are very interested in capturing him and the other two re-known jewel thieves like the King and Queen of Diamonds, (Murice Evans and Maire Laforte) and their aid Helmut (Karl Lieffen). They plan on going after the World Series of Jewels called the Hazerhoff Collection and will need all their collective skills to obtain it as it is not only well guarded, but the insurance company is waiting for them to try. Fun is an understatement, as the combined star power makes the film as interesting as the caper itself. A good film in any sense of the word. ****


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