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Contraband Spain (1955)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 10 April 1958 (USA)
Robin Hood star Richard Greene plays an agent who goes to the French-Spanish border to round up some smugglers and counterfeiters after his brother is murdered. He is helped by singer Anouk Aimee, who he falls in love with.

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Lawrence Huntington (screenplay), Lawrence Huntington (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Richard Greene ... Treasury Agent Lee Scott
Anouk Aimée ... Elena Vargas (as Anouk)
Michael Denison ... British Agent Ricky Metcalfe
José Nieto ... Pierre, lead henchman
Alfonso Estela Alfonso Estela ... Henchman
Conrado San Martín ... Henchman
Antonio Almorós Antonio Almorós ... Lucien Remue, henchman
G.H. Mulcaster G.H. Mulcaster ... Col. Ingleby
Robert Ayres ... Mr. Dean, American Embassy superior
Richard Warner ... Inspector LeGrand, of the Surete
John Warwick John Warwick ... Bryant, manager of the Sportadrome
Philip Saville Philip Saville ... Martin Scott
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arnold Bell Arnold Bell ... Preventive Officer
Olive Milbourne Olive Milbourne ... Mrs. Ingleby (as Olive Milbourn)
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Robin Hood star Richard Greene plays an agent who goes to the French-Spanish border to round up some smugglers and counterfeiters after his brother is murdered. He is helped by singer Anouk Aimee, who he falls in love with.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | Spain

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

10 April 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Meurtre, drogue et compagnie See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)| Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Christopher Lee provides the uncredited narration. See more »

Soundtracks

Maria Dolores
(uncredited)
Music by Fernando García Morcillo
Lyrics by Jacobo Morcillo
English Lyrics by Bob Godfrey
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An obscure spy movie
4 April 2003 | by chris_gaskin123See all my reviews

I wasn't aware that this movie existed until Channel 5 screened it one afternoon recently, so I set the video and taped it and was pleased I did.

Robin Hood actor Richard Greene is an agent whose brother is murdered on the Spanish-French border and he goes out there to look for the killers. While in the process, he meets a woman played by singer Anouk Aimee and she helps him and, not surprisingly, they fall in love with each other. They come across a smuggling ring and it seems they killed his brother.

This movie is beautifully shot in colour, despite the low budget. This surprised me.

The scenes that were shot on location in Dover were very impressive. This gave you an idea what life was like in the 1950's

I rather enjoyed this movie and is worth watching if you get the chance, as it is rather obscure.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5.


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