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Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard (1950)

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

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Howard St. John ...
Counterspy David Harding
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Agent Simon Langton
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Karen Michelle
Lewis Martin ...
Hugo Borne
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Barbara Taylor
Charles Meredith ...
Miller
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Agent Peters (as Fred Sears)
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Agent Bob Reynolds
Everett Glass ...
Hugo Borin aka Dr. Victor Ritter
Douglas Evans ...
Colonel Kilgore
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Professor Schuman (as Gregory Gay)
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Agent Fields
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Larry - a Thug
Don Brodie ...
Jimmy, a Thug
Jimmy Lloyd ...
Agent Burton
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Not so bad spy tale

That's the first Seymour Friedman movie I comment. He was an acceptable B director. Most of his movies were made for Columbia Pictures, and not under Sam Katzman's rules, except one or two; I am not absolutely sure. Wallace Mac Donald produced most of his movies.

This one is not a film noir but a spy tale, as so many in these anti red years. Nothing special in this story of enemy agents tracked by David Harding. We already saw him in a Ray Nazzaro's film : David Harding Counterspy - one of the are non western Ray ever shot !! -, and a buddy hunter from SY. An opportunity to specify cooperation between UK and US in spy hunt.

Guided missile, charming secretary, dark rooms, a little talk and some good action sequences - for a B movie, I mean, nothing more. What could be expect more?

Well, in short, you can waste 67 minutes on it. Try "Forgotten Noir" disc set. It's in it. With eight other ones. You won't regret.


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