- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 20 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: July 13, 2010
- Originally Released: 1943
- Label: Warner Archives
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
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Description by OLDIES.com:
The studio that put Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca also sent fellow film tough guy George Raft to Ankara for a World War II thriller featuring intrigue, romance and Casablanca's Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre. The danger starts when a beautiful brunette hands American Joe Barton (Raft) some securities for safekeeping. The brunette turns up dead, the securities turn out to be explosive intel and Joe is #1 on the Most Wanted list of both Nazi henchmen and Soviet spies. Director Raoul Walsh (High Sierra, White Heat) ratchets up the tension of a gripping screenplay by W. R. Burnett (High Sierra) based on a novel by Eric Ambler, whose other page-turner-to-screen works include Journey into Fear, The Mask of Dimitrios and Topkapi.
Nazis, Soviets and American agent Raft are all after a cache of secret documents in the mysterious back alleys of WWII Turkey. Great, fast-moving spy tale handled expertly by Walsh. Based on Eric Ambler's Uncommon Danger.