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A Prize of Gold (1955)

Sgt. Joe Lawrence is an American Army officer who falls in love with a refugee trying to raise enough money to move a group of German orphans to South America, where they can start life ... See full summary »

Director:

Mark Robson

Writers:

Robert Buckner (screenplay), John Paxton (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Widmark ... Sergeant Joe Lawrence
Mai Zetterling ... Maria
Nigel Patrick ... Brian Hammell
George Cole ... Sergeant Roger Morris
Donald Wolfit ... Alfie Stratton
Joseph Tomelty ... Uncle Dan
Andrew Ray Andrew Ray ... Conrad
Karel Stepanek ... Dr. Zachmann
Robert Ayres ... Tex
Eric Pohlmann ... Hans Fischer
Olive Sloane ... Mavis
Alan Gifford ... Major Bracken
Ivan Craig Ivan Craig ... Brittish Major
Harry Towb ... Benny
Leslie Linder Leslie Linder ... Pole
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Storyline

Sgt. Joe Lawrence is an American Army officer who falls in love with a refugee trying to raise enough money to move a group of German orphans to South America, where they can start life anew. Joe wants to help so he plans a daring robbery together with his buddies.

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Stolen Gold ... for the girl with the golden flesh!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hold-up en plein ciel See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film's premiere at the Odeon Theatre, Leicester Square, London was in aid of the Royal London Society for the Blind. Those that attended included Mr. and Mrs. Nigel Patrick (the actress Beatrice Campbell), Mr. Winthrop Aldrich, American Ambassador and from Columbria Pictures Mr. Max Thorpe (Managing Director) and Mr. E. Bryson (Sales Manager). Representing Warwick Film Productions was Mr. Irving Allen (Executive Producer). See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Joe Lawrence: You're in the wrong army, Spiv. A guy can't get away from it all on ten quid a month!
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Connections

Referenced in Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

In Love, In Love
Lyrics by Tommie Connor
Music by Gerhard Bronner (as Gerhardt Bronner)
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A lesser Warwick film
30 October 2017 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This was part of Watwick deal with Columbis,where they made made films in the UK with an American star,normally in colour.This was one of their lesser films.There is a good cast,but sadly the film misfires.Part of the problem was the necessity to provide a happy ending.This requires some twists of the plot which are totally unbelievable.


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