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Forbidden Cargo (1954)

Inspector Michael Kenyon (Nigel Patrick) is a Narcotics Agent who, with the aid of a titled bird-watcher attempts to trap a brother and sister drug smuggling team.

Director:

Harold French

Writer:

Sydney Box
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jack Warner ... Maj. Alec White
Nigel Patrick ... Insp. Michael Kenyon
Elizabeth Sellars ... Rita Compton
Terence Morgan ... Roger Compton
Greta Gynt ... Mme. Simonetta
Theodore Bikel ... Max
Joyce Grenfell ... Lady Flavia Queensway
James Gilbert James Gilbert ... Agent Larkins
Eric Pohlmann ... Steven Lasovic
Martin Boddey ... Sub-Director Holt
Michael Hordern ... Director of Customs
Hal Osmond Hal Osmond ... Baggage Room Clerk
Jacques B. Brunius Jacques B. Brunius ... Det. Pierre Valance
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Storyline

After a successful operation against drink smugglers, Customs and Excise get wind of a planned large illegal drug shipment. An Agent is sent to Cannes to follow the brother and sister apparently involved, though he starts to get rather closer to the attractive young lady than planned. The trail leads via a fashion house to a freighter bound for the Pool of London, and the net starts to close in. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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A tense story of International drug smuggling....

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1954 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Carga Proibida See more »

Filming Locations:

Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Stephen Vercoe was booked to appear as an A.P.O. Customs Launch Officer, but was replaced. See more »

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Want glamour and travel? Join HM customs...
18 March 2001 | by dj_kennettSee all my reviews

This movie is kind of fun. If you imagined that working from Customs was boring and uninteresting, this will change your mind. Kenyon the Customs inspector travels to the South of France, consorts with beautiful women, stays in luxury motels, and generally lives a very high life.

It's not a bad story about a brother and sister drug smuggling ring that is busted open my modest men from Customs in tweed jackets and narrow ties.


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