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The Fighting Wildcats (1957)

West of Suez (original title)
Approved | | Drama | 27 December 1957 (USA)
American engineer Brett Manders, an expert in the use of explosives, quits his job in the Middle East after being paid $5,000 to extinguish an oil fire. Brett plans to fly from Baghdad to ... See full synopsis »

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Norman Hudis (screenplay), Charles F. Vetter (based on an original story by) (as Lance Hargreaves) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Keefe Brasselle ... Brett Manders
Kay Callard Kay Callard ... Pat Paterson
Karel Stepanek ... Langford
Ursula Howells ... Eileen
Bruce Seton ... Major Osborne
Richard Shaw Richard Shaw ... Cross
Harry Fowler ... Tommy
Sheldon Lawrence Sheldon Lawrence ... Lt. Jeffrey 'Jeff' Collins
Alex Gallier Alex Gallier ... Ibrahim Sayed
Maya Koumani Maya Koumani ... Men Hassa
Adeeb Assaly Adeeb Assaly ... Ismael
Julian Sherrier ... Nuri, Men-Hassa's Brother
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American engineer Brett Manders, an expert in the use of explosives, quits his job in the Middle East after being paid $5,000 to extinguish an oil fire. Brett plans to fly from Baghdad to London to reunite with his girl friend, Pat Patterson, so Ismael, a truck driver who works for the oil firm, offers to give him a ride to Baghdad. They are accompanied by the alluring Men Hassa, who is attracted Brett. Unknown to Brett, both Ismael and Men Hassa are working for a secret political group to ensure that Brett boards the London-bound plane. Upon reaching Baghdad, however, Men Hassa defies orders by inviting Brett to her apartment and seducing him to convince him to stay. The next morning, the womanizing Brett leaves Men Hassa, but when he calls from the airport to say goodbye, she begs him to come back. Having overheard their conversation, Ismael kills Men Hassa. After a stop in Algiers, Brett reaches London, where a man named William Cross unexpectedly comes to his hotel room and offers...

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Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 December 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fighting Wildcats See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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