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continues the season of films by Orson Welles who died in October.
Today starring Orson Welles
Howard Graham , a munitions expert with an American armaments company, is enjoying a brief stay in Istanbul - a holiday which quickly turns into a nightmare when, following an attempt on his life by an Axis agent, he is urged by Colonel Haki, head of the secret police, to escape from Turkey. 'I designed the film but can't properly be called the director', said Welles, who is credited as producer and co-writer of this involved spy drama set during the Second World War.
Screenplay by JOSEPH COTTEN and ORSON WELLES
Based on the novel by ERIC AMBLER Produced by ORSON WELLES Directed by NORMAN FOSTER
(andORSON WELLES uncredited)
(Welles Directs Macbeth tomorrow at
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