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The Return of Mr. Moto ()


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Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.

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Mr. Moto
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Jonathan Westering
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Maxine Powell
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Wasir Hussein, the Shahrdar's Assistant
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Helmuth 'Dargo' Engel
Brian Coburn ...
Magda--Hussein's Henchman
Stanley Morgan ...
Inspector Jim Halliday
Peter Zander ...
Charles Ginelli
Harold Kasket ...
Shahrdar of Wadi
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Hovath
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Russell McAllister
Henry Gilbert ...
David Lennox
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Chief Inspector Marlow
Denis Holmes ...
Chapel the fake Halliday (as Dennis Holmes)
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Rogers--Westering's Butler
Tracy Connell ...
Arab
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Maitre d'Hotel
Sonyia Benjamin ...
The Belly Dancer

Directed by

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Ernest Morris

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Fred Eggers ... ()
 
John P. Marquand ... (character creator) (uncredited)

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Robert L. Lippert ... producer
Jack Parsons ... producer

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Douglas Gamley

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Basil Emmott ... (as Basil Emott)

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Dave Bennett ... assistant editor
Robert Winter ... supervising editor

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Harry White

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Harold Fletcher ... makeup artist
Joyce James ... hair stylist

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Clifton Brandon ... production manager

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Gordon Gilbert ... assistant director

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Jock May ... sound recordist
Clive Smith ... sound editor

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Frank Drake ... camera operator

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Jean Fairlie ... wardrobe supervisor

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Angela Cockill ... production secretary
Randall Hood ... story consultant
Renée Glynne ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Maureen Newman ... production accountant (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

Sinister forces are behind the blowing up of wells in an attempt to gain control of key oil fields. Moto is assigned by British-based Beta Oil Corporation and the Foreign Office to discover who is conspiring to control the oil leases of the petroleum-rich emirate of Wadi Shammar. After an attempt on his life fails, Moto goes undercover disguised as a Japanese businessman discovers a plot against the life of the Shahrdar of Wadi Shammar. Moto is aided in his efforts by beautiful Beta Oil secretary Maxine Powell and Police Inspector Jim Halliday. Written by duke1029

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Taglines The Most Famous Secret Agent Of All Is Back In A New Adventure! See more »
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Also Known As
  • El retorno de Mr. Moto (Mexico)
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  • 71 min
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Trivia Last full length feature of Ian Fleming. See more »
Movie Connections Version of The Return of Mr. Moto (1952). See more »
Quotes Mr. Moto: [after being mistakenly thrown by Halliday] Maxine, did he hurt you?
Maxine Powell, Lennox's Secretary: [lying with her skirt pulled up on the couch] I don't think so, but my dignity's in awful shape!
Inspector Jim Halliday: [obviously liking what he sees] It looks fine from here.
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