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Dangerous Mission

  • Film

Time Out says

A thriller which opens resonantly with a man being gunned down as he sits at the piano in a dark, deserted nightclub. But despite good performances, the presence of Horace McCoy, WR Burnett and Charles Bennett among the credited writers, and a potentially workable story - detective Mature sets out in pursuit of a girl who witnessed the murder, ostensibly to protect her from the Mob - this never really takes off. Mature is so nudgingly pointed up as the killer that it's painfully obvious he isn't, and the supposedly nail-biting climax among the treacherous mountain crevasses (shot in the Glacier National Park, Montana, with excessive attention to scenic grandeur) is absurdly hamfisted.
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Release Details

  • Duration:75 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Louis King
  • Screenwriter:Horace McCoy, WR Burnett, Charles Bennett
  • Cast:
    • Victor Mature
    • Piper Laurie
    • Vincent Price
    • William Bendix
    • Betta St John
    • Dennis Weaver
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