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A Twist of Sand

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Director  Don Chaffey
Music director  Tristram Cary
Language  English
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Adventure
Duration  
Country  United Kingdom
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Writer  Geoffrey Jenkins, Marvin Albert
Release date  9 December 1968 (1968-12-09) (Sweden) 21 February 1969 (1969-02-21) (US)
Genres  Adventure Film, Crime Fiction
Cast  Richard Johnson, Honor Blackman, Jeremy Kemp, Peter Vaughan, Roy Dotrice, Kenneth Cope
Similar movies  Jungle Man-Eaters, Diamonds Are Forever, The Big Mouth, Tik Tik Tik, Babylon A.D., The Punisher

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A Twist of Sand is a 1968 British adventure film directed by Don Chaffey and starring Richard Johnson, Jeremy Kemp, Honor Blackman and Peter Vaughan based on the novel by Geoffrey Jenkins.

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Plot

A former British naval officer now makes his living by smuggling goods around the Mediterranean. After being forced to dump his cargo after nearly being caught by the authorities in Malta, he is eager to recoup his losses. When a former colleague appears and tells a wild story about smuggling diamonds out of south-west Africa, he sees his chance to make a lot of money.

Cast

  • Richard Johnson as Geoffrey Peace
  • Honor Blackman as Julie Chambois
  • Jeremy Kemp as Harry Riker
  • Peter Vaughan as Johann
  • Roy Dotrice as David Carland
  • Guy Doleman as Patrol Boat Commander
  • Jack May as Seekert
  • Kenneth Cope as Flag Officer
  • Tony Caunter as Elton
  • Clifford Evans as Admiral Tringham
  • Production

    Geoffrey Jenkins initially sold the rights for his 1959 novel to filmmaker Nunnally Johnson at 20th Century Fox. Johnson intended to write the script himself and have Robert Mitchum and Deborah Kerr cast in the starring roles.

    References

    A Twist of Sand Wikipedia
    A Twist of Sand IMDb A Twist of Sand themoviedb.org


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