The never-ending struggle of an Egyptian Narcotics Bureau unit. This time around,the murder of a rich Arab named Bashiri leads colonel Yussef Bey and his right-hand man Lieutenant Mourad to...
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A woman's painted portrait and a post card with a sketch of a woman's hand holding a Chianti bottle are the main clues used by the Scotland Yard to solve a string of murders connected to a diamond-smuggling ring.
Henry Hobson (Charles Laughton) is a successful bootmaker, a widower and a tyrannical father of three daughters. The girls each want to leave their father by getting married, but Henry refuses because marriage traditions require him to pay out settlements.
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Dedicated young Inspector Bradley of Scotland Yard is on the trail of Mark McGill, murderous ringleader of a smuggling organization in London. Hindering his investigation is pretty Ann ... See full summary »
A reporter and his girlfriend--also a reporter--investigate threats against a retired army officer and discover that they're linked to a series of murders and a court-martial that occurred during the war.
The never-ending struggle of an Egyptian Narcotics Bureau unit. This time around,the murder of a rich Arab named Bashiri leads colonel Yussef Bey and his right-hand man Lieutenant Mourad to a berthed ship in the harbor of Port Saïd. An amazing quantity of hashish is found on board and two suspicious passengers, Humble and Lombardi, are kept under surveillance. But Humble, whose real name is Rico Pavlis, manages to run away after killing Lombardi. Yussef decides to set a trap for Pavlis, his brother and the other traffickers...Written by
A somewhat amusing Brit police procedural, filmed in Egypt, with British actors, filling the key roles, playing (mainly) Egyptian police officers. Curious viewers may wish to see a fresh-faced Lawrence Harvey in an early role, playing second banana to Eric Portman's "Arab" Sherlock, as they both chase down shady North African drug pushers, who don't rule out murder to achieve their aims.Being set in the land of the pharaohs, the film features plenty of fezzes, camels, goats and bazaars, but perhaps somewhat unexpectedly, no pyramids. Some will find the movie more humorous than suspenseful, with the lead European actors never convincing us of their Egyptian origins, especially when compared to their native support colleagues, who more obviously fit the bill. The noirish-influenced black and white principal photography is certainly not the worst aspect of this rarely seen film.
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