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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

Share This! Love in the midst of intrigue! Many films were made after the gross successes of The Maltese Falcon and Casablanca, mostly by Warner Brothers and repurposing various reconfigurations of the original cast of those two films, though all excluded Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.? The ?ho... Read full article

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Nikolai Zaleshoff: [to Joe] You're a marked man. You're wanted for murder.

Colonel Robinson: [To Rudick] In international diplomacy, the shortest distance between two points is never a straight line.

Mailler: [Pointing a gun] Keep moving. Understand?
Joe Barton: [Reacting to the gun] That's on language I do understand.

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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).
Rudick is referred to as being 52 years old my Col. Robinson. Actor Frank Reicher looks every year his real age - 68.
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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