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Premiere: The Sunshine Patriot

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A season of new feature films made specially for television starring Cliff Robertson, Dina Merrill with Wilfrid Hyde-White, Luther Adler

Cliff Robertson plays a dual role (above [photo caption]) in this spy drama set behind the Iron Curtain.
Englishman Christopher Ross, a ruthless master spy on his last and most dangerous assignment, meets an ordinary American businessman, Arthur Selby, who happens to be his double - a fact which Ross is quick to turn to his own advantage.


Gustave Field
Joel Rogosin
John Kneubuhl
Joseph Sargent
Christopher Ross/Arthur:
Cliff Robertson
Brancie Hagen:
Dina Merrill
Imre Hyneek:
Luther Adler
Morris Vanders:
Wilfrid Hyde-White
Dr Novack:
Lilia Skala
Antoinette Bower
Donald Sutherland
Sandor Szabo

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