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Across the Bridge (1957) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Ken Annakin and produced by Earl St. John and John Stafford.

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Across the Bridge (1957)

By Beatrice on Jun 1, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Across the Bridge Directed by Ken Annakin Written by Guy Elmes and Dennis Freeman; story by Graham Greene 1957/UK The Rank Organization First viewing/Netflix Rod Steiger pulls off a masterful, restrained performance as a corrupt German businessman. Financier Carl Schaffner (Steiger) has lived i... Read full article


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The English actors were puzzled by Rod Steiger's method acting. Bernard Lee had particular problems with it but director Ken Annakin liked the animosity between the actors as it fit with the characterizations.
The dog was credited in the main titles as "Dolores", the name of the character. It was found in a dogs' home in Liverpool. Its trainer gained enough publicity from the film that he was able to set up the Dolores Dog Home.
Ken Annakin regarded Across the Bridge as his finest work.
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