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Background to Danger (1943) was a Drama - Thriller/Suspense Film directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Jack L. Warner and Jerry Wald.

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Background to Danger (1943) with George Raft and Peter Lorre

By Orson De Welles on Mar 3, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

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Colonel Robinson: Curious touch of the grotesque: A dead man on the floor; a condemned man sitting before me; and a Strauss waltz as a funeral march. What could be more entertaining?


'Mac' McNamara: [Last lines Asking about Joe and Tamara] What are you going to do in Moscow?
Joe Barton: We're gonna cement Russian-American relations.


Joe Barton: When you flop in your country you end up in a coffin.


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Actor Steven Geray mispronounces the capital of Turkey as ANN-KAHRA.
This film is mentioned in Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" as the second in a double feature seen by Sal and Dean in a Detroit theater (chapter 11 of part three).
The three photographs of possible Roumanian secret agents which McNamara shows Joe were those of the Warner Bros. contract players 'Paul Panzer', Glen Cavender and Stuart Holmes. Those three are not actually in the movie. The fourth photograph was that of Leo White who is seen in an early scene whispering in someone's ear.
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