Background to Danger
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Eric Ambler's intriguing novel Uncommon Danger is brought down to a Republic serial level in Warner Bros.' Background to Danger. George Raft, who always seems miscast, plays an American undercover intelligence agent operating in Turkey. Sultry Osa Massen passes on some valuable secret papers to Raft just before she is killed. Our Hero then finds himself at the mercy of enemy agent Sidney Greenstreet, who knows that the papers contain Nazi plans to invade Turkey. Despite several brutal beatings, Raft and his cohorts Peter Lorre (a good guy for a change) and Brenda Marshall turn the… More
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"Dull but inoffensive spy thriller might offer some light entertainment."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Lightweight espionage tale."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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