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The Main Chance (1964)

| Drama | 1964 (UK)
A wealthy young layabout tries to double cross the master-crook who has engaged him to do a job.

Director:

John Knight

Writer:

Richard Harris (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Grégoire Aslan ... Potter (as Gregoire Aslan)
Tracy Reed ... Christine
Edward de Souza ... Michael Blake
Stanley Meadows ... Joe Hayes
Jack Smethurst Jack Smethurst ... Ross
Bernard Stone Bernard Stone ... Miller
Will Stampe Will Stampe ... Carter
Julian Strange Julian Strange ... Butler
Anthony Bailey Anthony Bailey ... Chauffeur (as Tony Bailey)
Joyce Barbour Joyce Barbour ... Madame Rozanne
Tony Wall Tony Wall ... Mechanic
Alexander Juran Alexander Juran ... 1st Frenchman
Makki Marseilles Makki Marseilles ... 2nd Frenchman
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A wealthy young layabout tries to double cross the master-crook who has engaged him to do a job.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1964 (UK) See more »

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Merton Park Studios See more »
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Trivia

One of a series of second feature films based on Edgar Wallace novels, released between 1960 and 1965 in British cinemas. The films were later sold to American TV and screened there as The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1959). See more »

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The car that meets Mr Potter at Nantes, and the car that meets Blake at a French airfield, are both British right hand drive cars, with French number plates. See more »

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23 May 2017 | by gnok2002See all my reviews

i'm inserting reviews of those films I've seen that lack one, i have a fondness for old b&w British films, so am always on the look out for obscure examples such as this, I watched this in 2009, but can't recall it, here is the note I made at the time....''Routine little Merton Park thriller involving a Mr big of the criminal underworld hiring an ex RAF conman to fly some diamonds across the channel, OK.''


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