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Break in the Circle (1955)

An adventurer is hired by a German millionaire to help a Polish scientist escape to the West.


Val Guest


Robin Estridge (novel) (as Philip Loraine), Val Guest


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Complete credited cast:
Forrest Tucker ... Capt. Skip Morgan
Eva Bartok ... Lisa
Marius Goring ... Baron Keller
Guy Middleton ... Maj. Hobart
Eric Pohlmann ... Emile
Arnold Marlé Arnold Marlé ... Prof. Pal Kudnic
Fred Johnson Fred Johnson ... Chief Agent Farquarson
David King-Wood David King-Wood ... Col. Patchway
Reginald Beckwith Reginald Beckwith ... Dusty
Guido Lorraine Guido Lorraine ... Franz
André Mikhelson André Mikhelson ... Russian thug answering Ludwigstrasse door
Stanley Zevic Stanley Zevic ... Russian thug #2 at Ludwigstrasse address
Marne Maitland ... The phony Kudnic
Arthur Lovegrove Arthur Lovegrove ... Bert
Derek Prentice Derek Prentice ... Keller's butler


An adventurer is hired by a German millionaire to help a Polish scientist escape to the West.

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A man on the lookout for adventure ... and a woman on the lookout for trouble!




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Release Date:

April 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rapt à Hambourg See more »

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Hammer Films See more »
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Black and White (USA release)| Color (Eastmancolor) (UK release)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Referenced in Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood! (1987) See more »

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Very enjoyable
31 October 2002 | by david-425See all my reviews

Great location scenes at Polperro, Cornwall, and very typical of its time.

It catches the flavour of England and Cornwall in the '50s, and the hero is a proper smart and tough individual.

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