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Eric Ambler

Total Titles at Criticker: 19 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Writer (19) | Actor (1)
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Journey Into Fear (1975)
This remake of the Orson Welles film stars Sam Waterston as a researcher who finds himself entangled in intrigue and danger in Turkey. (allmovie.com)
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Topkapi (1964)
Caper film about the theft of a jeweled dagger from an Istanbul museum. (imdb)
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The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)
In the English Channel John Sands, captain of a small rescue ship, finds the freighter Mary Deare drifting. Although there's only a little fire, the whole crew seems to have left the ship. John's already looking forward to a large salvage fee, but then he finds first officer Gerald Patch still on board, who sends him away... (imdb)
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A Night to Remember (1958)
The Titanic disaster is depicted in straightforward fashion without the addition of fictional subplots. (imdb)
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Lease of Life (1954)
The parson of a small rural community knows he is dying and this makes him reconsider his life so far and what he can still do to help the community. (imdb)
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The Purple Plain (1954)
Set during the Burma Campaign, Peck stars as a pilot whose life has already been shattered by the loss of his wife during an air raid on London. Shot down after a dogfight with a Japanese fighter, he finds himself marooned in the Burmese jungle with a badly-injured navigator and a traumatised passenger. How will they make it to safety? (amazon.co.uk)
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Shoot First (1953)
A retired US army colonel goes on the run after shooting what he believes to be a poacher on his land.
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The Cruel Sea (1953)
At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make life miserable enough, but the men must also harden themselves to rescuing survivors of U-Boat attacks, while seldom able to strike back. Traumatic events afloat and ashore create a warm bond between the skipper and his first officer. Atmospheric sea footage. (imdb)
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The Card (1952)
A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a certain very predatory woman. (imdb)
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The Magic Box (1952)
The story of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor who made the first movie camera. (imdb)
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Highly Dangerous (1950)
When British Intelligence discovers that an Iron Curtian country is developing insects as weapons they persuade eminent entomologist Frances Gray to get into the country to collect some specimens. On arrival her cover is almost immediately blown and her contact murdered. The future looks grim for her and also perhaps for the world. (imdb)
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The Passionate Friends (1949)
In postwar London Mary Justin runs into university lecturer Steve Stratton, the true love of her life from when they were young. She is now married to a Treasury financier having opted for a safe, secure and affectionate relationship, but the meeting rekindles the past for a while. Mary and Steve part again, but a further brief encounter on holiday in Switzerland brings matters to a head. (imdb)
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The October Man (1947)
Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has no alibi for the time she was killed. (imdb)
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The Way Ahead (1944)
A group of conscripts are called up into the infantry during WWII. At first they appear a hopeless bunch but their sergeant and Lieutenant have faith in them and mould them into a good team. When they go into action in N. Africa they realise what it's all about. (imdb)
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Hotel Reserve (1944)
An Austrian medical student living and working in France is hauled in by the police while on holiday in the south of the country. Accused of espionage he is sent back to his hotel to find out who might really be the spy. (imdb)
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The Mask of Dimitrios (1944)
A mystery writer named Leyden is intrigued by the tale of notorious criminal Dimitrios Makropolous, whose body was found washed up on the shore in Istanbul. He decides to follow the career of Dimitrios around Europe, to learn more about the man. Along the way, he is joined by mysterious Mr. Peters, who has his own motivation. (imdb)
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The New Lot (1943)
The New Lot (1943) - Short Film
During World War II, five civilians from different backgrounds become reluctant conscripts in the British Army.
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Background to Danger (1943)
Foreign agents struggle to retrieve some mysterious documents in World War II Turkey.
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Journey Into Fear (1943)
A US Navy engineer, returning to the US with his wife from a conference, finds himself pursued by Nazi agents... (imdb)
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