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Dick Barton at Bay (1950)

Special Agent Dick Barton has been assigned to recover a kidnapped professor and de-activate a death ray before catastrophe occurs and World War III is declared.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Stannard ... Dick Barton
... Anna
George Ford ... Snowey White
Meinhart Maur ... Serge Volkoff
Joyce Linden ... Mary Mitchell
Percy Walsh ... Prof. Mitchell
Campbell Singer ... Sir George Cavendish
... Jackson
Richard George ... Inspector Slade
Beatrice Kane ... Betsy Horrock
... Phillips (as Patrick McNee)
George Crawford ... Boris
Paddy Ryan ... Fingers
Fred Owens ... A Gangster (as Fred Owen)
Yoshihide Yanai ... Chang
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Special Agent Dick Barton has been assigned to recover a kidnapped professor and de-activate a death ray before catastrophe occurs and World War III is declared.

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2 October 1950 (UK)  »

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Dick Barton and the Ray of Death  »

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Hammer Studios planned many more of the Dick Barton series. However, coming home from a cast party to celebrate the release of the previous film in the series, Dick Barton Strikes Back (1949), the star, Don Stannard, wrecked the car he was driving and was killed instantly. Sebastian Cabot was also in the car but was only slightly injured. See more »

Quotes

Dick Barton: You'll never get away with it, Volkoff!
Serge Volkoff: Oh, but I shall, Mr. Barton. We'll see who makes world headlines - you or I. Au revoir, my friend.
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Follows Dick Barton, Detective (1948) See more »

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The Devil's Galop
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Music by Charles Williams
Chappell Recorded Music Library
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Damn Blast All Balderdash
16 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

So the Dick Barton series came to a premature end .It has to be said that this film is an improvement on the previous two,however given that they were both unremittingly awful this is rather faint praise.The plot is as childishly daft as those of the previous two.the cast is also an improvement with no less than Tamara Deni featured.the print on the DVD is rather strange.at times it goes from great clarity to fuzzy graininess.maybe they were using a lot of stock shots from another source presumably they thought that the cinema-goers either would notice or care to much.thankfully having finished the three titles i can now go on to something rather more interesting.


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