The Man From Cairo (Full Screen)
VCI Vault Classics (series)
- Rated: Unrated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 21 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 4, 2012
- Originally Released: 1953
- Label: Lippert Pictures
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||George Raft, Irene Papas, Massimo Serato & Gianna Canale|
|Directed by||Edoardo Anton & Ray Enright|
|Screenwriting by||Philip Stevenson & Eugene Ling|
|Composition by||Renzo Rossellini|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Tough-guy Raft investigates the wartime theft of $100 million in gold hidden somewhere in the Algerian desert. Solid film noir with action, adventure and?Irene Papas in a tub!
It's hardly a coincidence that George Raft made so many films outside the U.S. when he began to have income-tax problems in the early 1950s. THE MAN FROM CAIRO casts Raft as an American vacationing in Algiers. In short order, he becomes involved with a group of mercenaries who are searching for a fortune in gold that was lost somewhere in the desert during WW II. Gianna Maria Canale co-stars as a sexy nightclub chanteuse who, like everyone else in the film, isn't all she seems to be. This Italian-financed melodrama was released in Great Britain as CRIME SQUAD.
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