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Lassiter is a handsome jewel thief operating in London in the late 1930s. One day he is arrested and told that if he wishes to avoid prison, he must break into the heavily guarded German Embassy in London and steal millions in Gems. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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17 February 1984 (USA)  »

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Classic vehicles seen in this movie included a vintage motor-cycle and a black Mercedes Coupe. See more »

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Nick Lassiter: That information can only come from one source; you got a man inside!
Inspector John Becker: We 'ad a man inside.
Nick Lassiter: They killed him, right?
Inspector John Becker: If it was going to be easy, I'd get my missus to do it.
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Vesti la giubba
from "Pagliacci"
by Ruggero Leoncavallo
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A slick pre WWII period piece about Cops and Robbers
6 August 2002 | by (Philadelphia PA) – See all my reviews

What more could you ask for than a handsome thief, two gorgeous women, a wimp of an FBI man, a bully of British cop, a super black Mercedes Coupe, a vintage motor cycle, gambling, a murder, bumbling Gestapo thugs and supporting actors that truly support the play that is in progress! Well written, directed and acted, progress keeps things moving (even flying through the air on a wire!) at a good pace that won't leave you behind, but will get you to the end. There are even street scenes with costumes and vehicles galore! In other words, the sets are good as well! Enjoyable!


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