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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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'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.


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


Nikolai Zaleshoff: [Petulantly] I want some vodka! I WANT SOME VODKA!


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Rudick is referred to as being 52 years old my Col. Robinson. Actor Frank Reicher looks every year his real age - 68.
Sydney Greenstreet filmed a special trailer where he talks directly to the camera.
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).
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