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Waterfront (1944)

Approved | | Drama, Romance, War | 10 June 1944 (USA)
A Nazi spy passes himself off as an optometrist in San Francisco's waterfront district. Someone robs him of his codebook, and he must get it back.

Director:

Steve Sekely

Writers:

Martin Mooney (original screenplay), Irwin Franklyn (original screenplay) (as Irwin R. Franklyn)
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Complete credited cast:
John Carradine ... Victor Marlow
J. Carrol Naish ... Dr. Karl Decker
Maris Wrixon ... Freda Hauser
Edwin Maxwell ... Max Kramer
Terry Frost ... Jerry Donovan
John Bleifer John Bleifer ... Zimmerman
Marten Lamont Marten Lamont ... Mike Gorman
Olga Fabian ... Mrs. Hauser
Claire Rochelle Claire Rochelle ... Maisie
Billy Nelson ... Butch
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A Nazi spy operating as an optometrist on the San Francisco waterfront discovers that his code book, which also has the names of his fellow Nazi agents and saboteurs, has been stolen. His attempts to track it down before it falls into the hands of the authorities result in a trail of murder and blackmail. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Dire Deeds on San Francisco's Waterfront! See more »

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Drama | Romance | War

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At the beginning of the film Karl Decker, the optometrist, is robbed by the waterfront. Both his code-book and a list of his fellow agents are stolen from him. It is inconceivable that any spy would carry these items about with him in his pockets as he walked the streets. See more »

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Not much here...
11 September 2019 | by cdrpsuSee all my reviews

... basically a wasted hour. Honestly, I enjoy the oldies, but this story was just a little ado about nothing. Don't know what the other reviewers saw in it. Weak lines, corny acting, ridiculous premise... I could go on but it's not worth it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 1944 (USA) See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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