5.8/10
44
8 user 2 critic

Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard (1950)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 21 November 1950 (USA)

Director:

Writers:

(story) (as Howard R. Greene), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

First screen version of the popular radio series, followed by two sequels.

Director: William Morgan
Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Florence Rice, Peter Lorre
Sky Liner (1949)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

FBI Agent Steve Blair finds himself caught up in Cold War espionage when he boards a plane heading west. Some sensitive papers have disappeared and Steve must keep tabs on a suspect without giving himself away.

Director: William Berke
Stars: Richard Travis, Pamela Blake, Rochelle Hudson
Mystery | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Attorney Wayne Fletcher and his secretary are having an affair, so when Wayne's wife is found smothered to death, he becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigate the murder, a ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox
Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Brenda Joyce, J. Edward Bromberg
Highway 13 (1948)
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Hank Wilson is a driver for a truck for a big transportation company which is in financial straits. He is in love with Doris Lacy, a waitress at the truck-stop where the company has its ... See full summary »

Director: William Berke
Stars: Robert Lowery, Pamela Blake, Clem Bevans
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

This modern tale borrows from an old story in establishing Langan, who works on a ship that docks in San Francisco, as a descendant of the Count of Monte Cristo. Crooked Lawyer Brodie sets ... See full summary »

Director: William Berke
Stars: Glenn Langan, Adele Jergens, Steve Brodie
Roaring City (1951)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Dennis O'Brien is hired by Barton to bet on Harper, an old fighter, against Lundy, placing the bets in the name of Steve Belzig. Lundy dies of a blood clot during the bout. At Barton's ... See full summary »

Director: William Berke
Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Edward Brophy, Richard Travis
Motor Patrol (1950)
Certificate: Passed Crime | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A police officer masquerades as a criminal to get information on a gang of car thieves.

Director: Sam Newfield
Stars: Don Castle, Jane Nigh, Reed Hadley
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.8/10 X  

G-men track stolen Uranium-238 shipment using new radar technology; they also recruit the girlfriend of a gang member as an informant. Radar helps, but it takes an undercover blonde to ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield
Stars: John Howard, Adele Jergens, Tom Neal
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Three men case a small town very carefully, with plans to rob the bank on the upcoming Saturday, which turns violent and deadly.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Stephen McNally
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Frank Johnson flees police after becoming an eyewitness to murder. He is pursued around scenic San Francisco by his wife, a reporter, the police, and... the real murderer.

Director: Norman Foster
Stars: Ann Sheridan, Dennis O'Keefe, Robert Keith
Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young manipulative woman moves in with her fiances family and turns a happy household against itself.

Directors: John Brahm, John Cromwell, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Anne Baxter, Ralph Bellamy, Aline MacMahon
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Howard St. John ...
Counterspy David Harding
...
Agent Simon Langton
...
Karen Michelle
Lewis Martin ...
Hugo Borne
...
Barbara Taylor
Charles Meredith ...
Miller
Fred F. Sears ...
Agent Peters (as Fred Sears)
...
Agent Bob Reynolds
Everett Glass ...
Hugo Borin aka Dr. Victor Ritter
Douglas Evans ...
Colonel Kilgore
Gregory Gaye ...
Professor Schuman (as Gregory Gay)
...
Agent Fields
...
Larry - a Thug
Don Brodie ...
Jimmy, a Thug
Jimmy Lloyd ...
Agent Burton
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 November 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Terrível Ameaça  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An Unwitting Leak
10 July 2011 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Australian actor Ron Randell becomes the Scotland Yard man in the USA helping solve a case of badly leaking government secrets at a missile testing ground in Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard. An American agent played by Harry Lauter gets killed during his investigation and the bad guys went to great lengths to make it look like a suicide.

The leak is an innocent one and it's played by Gunsmoke's future Miss Kitty, Amanda Blake. How the information is being gotten out of her is the key to the whole film, but it involves our developing missile guidance systems which the Russians would like to steal.

The villains are a clever and ruthless bunch and the film is from the B unit at Columbia Pictures. Doesn't have any great production values, but the story is an intriguing one and the players are all fine in their parts.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard (1950) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?