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Whirlpool (1959)

On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat captained by heroic Rolf. The crew of three, Georg, Dina and Braun, quickly accepts her. But, both Hermann and the police are on her trail.

Director:

Lewis Allen

Writers:

Lawrence P. Bachmann (novel), Lawrence P. Bachmann (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Juliette Gréco ... Lora (as Juliette Greco)
O.W. Fischer ... Rolph
Muriel Pavlow ... Dina
Marius Goring ... Georg
William Sylvester ... Herman
Richard Palmer Richard Palmer ... Derek
Peter Illing ... Braun
Geoffrey Bayldon ... Wendel
Lily Kann Lily Kann ... Mrs. Steen (as Lilly Kann)
Harold Kasket Harold Kasket ... Stiebel
Victor Brooks Victor Brooks ... Riverman
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Storyline

On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat captained by heroic Rolf. The crew of three, Georg, Dina and Braun, quickly accepts her. But, both Hermann and the police are on her trail.

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Juliette Greco - The Screen's Most Exciting Star!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1959 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lenda do Reno See more »

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Production Co:

The Rank Organisation See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastman Color)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

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Opening credits prologue: COLOGNE See more »

Soundtracks

Whirlpool
Theme Song"
Composed by Ron Goodwin
Lyrics by Marcel Stellman
Sung by Juliette Gréco (uncredited)
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Rank Stupidity
16 October 2017 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This was the type of dismal Hodge podge that was being made by Rank under the aegis of John Davis in a futile bid to combat television.Obviously distributors from various countries were satisfied by the inclusion of actors from their territories.The problem is that they don't gell.William Sylvester seems to be doing James Cagney as Cody Jarrett in White Heat.Greco is rather a somnambulist.The plot moves at the speed of the barge.A bigger budget film from Rank didn't get them out of their predicament.


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