State Secret (1950) AKA The Great Manhunt

In post-WW2 Europe, when the dictator of a small police state dies during surgery, the operating surgeon, who’s a visiting American doctor, is held captive in order to preserve the terrible state secret.

Director: Sidney Gilliat.
Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Jack Hawkins, Glynis Johns, Walter Rilla, Karel Stepanek, Herbert Lom, Hans Olaf Moser, Guido Lorraine, Robert Ayres, Howard Douglas, Martin Boddey, Russell Waters, Arthur Howard, Carl Jaffe, Gerard Heinz.

NOMINATED for the BAFTA Film Award – Best British Film.
NOMINATED for the Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival.


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  1. Lemmy
    January 7, 2019

    Great! Thanks Jon!!

  2. Pau lDeed
    September 16, 2019

    What a fantastic site. I’ve been looking for this film for years. It’s an absolute lost gem. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!

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