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Operation Diplomat (1953)

Doctor Fenton is abducted and forced to operate on a mysterious figure. Meanwhile, Inspector Austin investigates the murder of Fenton's assistant. All this has something to do with a missing diplomat.

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John Guillermin
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Guy Rolfe ... Mark Fenton
Lisa Daniely ... Lisa Durand (nurse)
Patricia Dainton ... Sister Rogers
Sydney Tafler Sydney Tafler ... Wade
Ballard Berkeley ... Inspector Austin
Anton Diffring ... Shroder
Michael Golden Michael Golden ... Harrison
James Raglan James Raglan ... Sir Oliver Peters
Avice Landone ... Mrs. Terry
Brian Worth Brian Worth ... Geoffrey Terry
Eric Berry Eric Berry ... Colonel Williams
Edward Dentith ... Sergeant Lewis (as Edward Dain)
Alexis Chesnakov Alexis Chesnakov ... Ship's Captain
Ann Bennett Ann Bennett
Jean Hardwicke Jean Hardwicke
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Doctor Fenton is abducted and forced to operate on a mysterious figure. Meanwhile, Inspector Austin investigates the murder of Fenton's assistant. All this has something to do with a missing diplomat.

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INTRIGUE that could TRIGGER the 3rd World War! See more »


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1953 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Jarrahe majeraju See more »

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Production Co:

Nettlefold Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Mark Fenton: Doctor Shroder?
Shroder: Not doctor. Not any longer. The General Medical Council and I had a slight difference of opinion.
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Remake of Operation Diplomat (1952) See more »

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Guy Rolfe as a kidnapped surgeon forced to operate on a kidnapped diplomat
10 October 2018 | by clanciaiSee all my reviews

Brilliant thriller by the inimitable Francis Durbridge, the man behind the Paul Temple series, always sophisticated intrigues impossible to figure out with atmospherical ingredients as the plots always thicken. Guy Rolfe is perfect as the surgeon who is kidnapped to operate on a patient unknown, who appears to have been a kidnapped top diplomat and security chief whisked away to Berlin, but naturally there are complications. The tempo is high, the suspense constantly increases, but there will be no disappointments, although it will be impossible to get the hang of all of it. Another marvel adding to the intensity of the film is the very suggestive music by Wilfred Burns - I never saw his name in another film.


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