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Director  Compton Bennett
Music director  Ronald Binge
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Language  English
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Thriller, Drama
Cinematography  C. M. Pennington-Richards
Country  UK
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Release date  17 March 1953 (London) (UK)
Based on  a novel by Martha Albrand
Writer  Martha Albrand (novel), George H. Brown, Patrick Kirwan
Cast  Dirk Bogarde (Simon Van Halder), Mai Zetterling (Anna DeBurg), Philip Friend (Capt. Bob Sawyer), Albert Lieven (Paul Ravitch, alias Schleger), Fritz Wendhausen (Warder Goeter), Carl Jaffe (Cellblock Guard Becker)
Similar movies  Mai Zetterling appears in Desperate Moment and The Lost People
Tagline  TERROR races through the streets of BERLIN!

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Desperate Moment is a 1953 British thriller film directed by Compton Bennett and starring Dirk Bogarde, Mai Zetterling and Philip Friend.

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It was made at Pinewood Studios and on location in Germany including scenes shot at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate. The film's sets were designed by the art director Maurice Carter.

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Plot

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A Dutchman wrongly accused of a crime goes on the run through Germany in search of the only witness who can clear him.

Cast

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  • Dirk Bogarde as Simon Van Halder
  • Mai Zetterling as Anna DeBurg
  • Philip Friend as Captain Bob Sawyer
  • Albert Lieven as Paul Ravitch
  • Fritz Wendhausen as Warder Goeter
  • Carl Jaffe as Becker
  • Gerard Heinz as German Prison Doctor
  • AndrĂ© Mikhelson as Polizei Inspector
  • Harold Ayer as Captain Trevor Wood
  • Walter Gotell as Ravitch's Servant-Henchman
  • Friedrich Joloff as Valentin Vladek
  • Simone Silva as Mink, Valentin's girl
  • Ferdy Mayne as Detective Laurence
  • Walter Rilla as Colonel Bertrand, Dutch consulate
  • Antonio Gallardo as Spanish Dancer
  • Paul Hardtmuth as Wharf Watchman
  • Theodore Bikel as Anton Meyer
  • Critical reception

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    The New York Times wrote, "the sum and substance of this production...is a great deal of panting exercise within and all over two cities, offering little about which to care" whereas TV Guide found it "quite suspenseful, with Bogarde turning in an exceptionally fine performance."


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    References

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