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Triple Deception (1956)

House of Secrets (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 30 November 1956 (Denmark)
Due to his physical resemblance to criminal Steve Chancellor, seaman Larry Ellis is recruited by law enforcement to pose as Chancellor and infiltrate an organized crime ring in France.

Director:

Guy Green

Writers:

Sterling Noel (novel), Robert Buckner (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Michael Craig ... Larry Ellis / Steve Chancellor (dec.)
Julia Arnall ... Diane Gilbert
Brenda de Banzie ... Mme. Isabella Ballu
Barbara Bates ... Judy Anderson
David Kossoff ... Henryk van de Heide, CIA
Gérard Oury ... Julius Pindar (as Gerard Oury)
Geoffrey Keen ... Col. Burleigh, CIA
Anton Diffring ... Anton Lauderbach
Eric Pohlmann ... Gratz
Eugene Deckers ... Vidal
Jacques B. Brunius Jacques B. Brunius ... Lessage (as Jacques Brunius)
Carl Jaffe Carl Jaffe ... Walter Dorffman (as Carl Jaffé)
Gordon Tanner ... Curtice
Alan Tilvern Alan Tilvern ... Brandelli
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Storyline

Ship's officer Larry Ellis is asked by the CIA to help infiltrate a forgery ring in France as he is almost a double for a dead double-crossing gold courier who worked for the gang. Ellis realises his life is at risk but that so is the stability of the money supplies of the Western world. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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The Suspense Story of a Scapegoat! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

30 November 1956 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Triple Deception See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

The Rank Organisation See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Colour by) (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Larry Ellis was offered to Dirk Bogarde. See more »

Connections

Edited into Who Dunit Theater: House of Secrets (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Mon Amour Parisien
(uncredited)
Music by Philip Green
Lyrics by Marcel Stellman
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The First James Bond Film
30 September 2018 | by hotmailmobSee all my reviews

As I was watching this I started to notice that the story arc seemed familiar. This 1956 film has all of the hallmarks of the 1960's James Bond films. The gangs, the double-crosses, the big schemes, the villain bosses, and the women. It's not a bad yarn.


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