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The Diamond Wizard (1954)

The Diamond (original title)
Approved | | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi | 28 July 1954 (USA)
An American Treasury agent teams up with a Scotland Yard inspector to track down a group of thieves that are creating artificial diamonds out of sugar.

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John C. Higgins, Dennis O'Keefe (story) (as Jonathan Rix) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dennis O'Keefe ... Joe Dennison
Margaret Sheridan ... Marline Miller
Philip Friend ... Inspector Hector 'Mac' McClaren
Alan Wheatley ... Thompson Blake
Francis De Wolff Francis De Wolff ... Yeo
Eric Berry Eric Berry ... Hunziger
Gudrun Ure Gudrun Ure ... Sgt. Smith (as Ann Gudrun)
Paul Hardtmuth Paul Hardtmuth ... Dr. Eric Miller
Colin Tapley ... Sir Stafford Beach
Donald Gray Donald Gray ... Commander Gilles
Cyril Chamberlain Cyril Chamberlain ... Castle
Michael Balfour ... Hoxie
Seymour Green Seymour Green ... Lascelles
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Storyline

U.S. Treasury Investigator Joe Dennison is sent to England on the trail of a gang of thieves responsible for stealing a million dollars from a U.S. Treasury vault. One of the crooks is on his way to England to spend the money on phony diamonds. Scotland Yard Inspector McClaren, assigned to work with Dennison on the case, is also working on the disappearance of Dr. Eric Miller, an atomic scientist. Dennison discovers while interviewing Miller's daughter Marlene that she is wearing a brooch containing a phony diamond, and the brooch had been made by her father. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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3000 Miles Of Desperate Man-Hunt!

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Diamond Wizard See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Gibraltar Films Ltd. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.65 : 1
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Trivia

Montgomery Tully is credited as sole director on British prints; Dennis O'Keefe is only credited on US prints. See more »

Goofs

When the crooks land on the coast near Great Yarmouth, they get into the Jaguar and head north, but the policemen radio to HQ that the Jaguar is going south. See more »

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Shootout at St Johns Wood Station
14 July 2019 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

Basically a lot of cliches of the genre stuck together. However I did enjoy the shooitout on the escalators at St Johns Wood station. My favourite fifties villain,Allen Wheatley up to his dastardly schemes,as usual.


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