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The File of the Golden Goose (1969)

 -  Crime | Thriller | Drama  -  June 1969 (UK)
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Policemen Novak & Thompson go undercover to infiltrate a gang of counterfeiters.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Peter Novak
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The Owl
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Arthur Thompson
John Barrie ...
Supt. Sloane
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Angela Richmond
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Smythe
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George Leeds
Anthony Jacobs ...
Firenos
Ivor Dean ...
Reynolds
Hugh McDermott ...
Ray Moss
Hilary Heath ...
Ann Marlowe (as Hilary Dwyer)
Ken Jones ...
Stroud
Karel Stepanek ...
Mueller
Bernard Archard ...
Collins
Geoffrey Reed ...
Martin
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Policemen Novak & Thompson go undercover to infiltrate a gang of counterfeiters. Standard cross and double-cross crime story with plenty of London location work. Written by Allen Dace <a.w.dace@maff.gov.uk>

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Crime | Thriller | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, nudity, violence, smoking and some drug material | See all certifications »
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June 1969 (UK)  »

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A internacional do crime  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.78 : 1
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The last film of Denis Shaw. See more »

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Referenced in The Oral Generation (1970) See more »

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Inferior Remake of T-Men(1947)
4 September 2004 | by (Manchester,England) – See all my reviews

A routine,uninspired secret agent thriller.What is not generally acknowledged is that this film is a remake of Anthony Mann's first-class 'B' Film Noir T-MEN(1947).The original had far more resonance and atmosphere(mainly because of Mann's effective direction and John Alton's moody monochrome photography).THE FILE OF THE GOLDEN GOOSE has touristy views of London,flat colour imagery,and unremarkable direction by Sam Wanamaker.Wanamaker,a fine actor,never really made it as a film director,and despite some reputable performers here,like Yul Brynner(in the old Dennis O'Keefe role),and Edward Woodward(in the doomed Alfred Ryder part),the result is a just passable time-waster.


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