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13 East Street (1952)

When police inspector Gerald Blake wants to infiltrate a London stolen-goods gang, he does a thorough job of it. First, he robs a jewelry store, gets caught and is sentenced to prison. Then... See full summary »

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Insp. Gerald Blake
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Sonia Holm ...
Joan Blake
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Larry Conn
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Valerie
Michael Balfour ...
Joey Long
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George Mack
Alan Judd ...
Sgt. Follett
Michael Ward ...
Barman
Alan Gordon ...
Murray
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When police inspector Gerald Blake wants to infiltrate a London stolen-goods gang, he does a thorough job of it. First, he robs a jewelry store, gets caught and is sentenced to prison. Then he teams up with gang-member Joey to make their escape. Once in the gang, Blake identifies the boss, Larry, and most of the other thieves, but not the "inside man." As a big fur job looms closer, the detective's task is complicated by the playful but seductive advances of Judy, a dazzling blonde who happens also to be the jealous Larry's girl friend. Written by Mike Rogers <MICHAELPEM@aol.com>

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Early collaboration between Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman, who went on a decade later to make a wealth of ITC titles such as The Saint, The Baron etc. See more »

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Plot has whiskers on it
30 December 2015 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This is that old chestnut of the police officer supposedly committing a crime so that he can be sent to prison in order to associate with the right kind of person.Mind you it is stretching things a bit that he would go into a jewelers waiving a gun about.Nowadays they are regarded as agents provocateurs and end up getting sued.I agree with the previous reviewer about the sights of London in 1951'I actually remember and there were lots of bomb sites all over the place particularly in the East End.Prudential worked in a partly bombed building.There are just so many actors and situations.However Dora Bryan stands out as a nosy neighborly.


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