Highly Dangerous

Film, Thrillers
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Eric Ambler must have enjoyed himself cooking up this daffy blend of espionage spoof and straightforward thriller. Lockwood's the rather prim entomologist who heads for the Balkans, is arrested as a spy, then escapes and teams up with crusading Yank journo Clark while under the influence of a truth serum that makes her believe she's the heroine in a radio serial. It doesn't really come off, but larky moments raise a smile - like casting Naunton Wayne as the Chief of the Imperial General Staff.

By: TJ

Release details

Duration: 88 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Roy Baker
Screenwriter: Eric Ambler
Cast: Margaret Lockwood
Dane Clark
Marius Goring
Naunton Wayne
Wilfrid Hyde-White
Michael Hordern
Anthony Newley
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