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23 Schritte zum Abgrund (1956)  link to 23 Schritte zum Abgrund on IMDb  

Nummer: 1972

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7,0/10 (1462 Stimmen)

Originaltitel: 23 Paces to Baker Street

Land: USA, 103 Minuten

Filmsprachen: Englisch

Genre: Krimi, Mystery, Thriller

Regisseur: Henry Hathaway

Famed American playwright Phillip Hannon is in London making revisions to his play currently running in the West End. He is doing this mundane work rather than write a new play since he has retreated from life following the recent and permanent loss of his sight. That retreat from life includes breaking off his engagement to his former secretary, Jean Lennox, who still loves him. One evening at his local pub, he overhears a conversation between a man and a woman that he knows involves criminal activity, what he surmises to be the kidnapping plot of a child in exactly one week's time. The local police patronizingly dismiss his report as the overactive imagination of a blind writer. With Jean and his faithful manservant Bob Matthews by his side - the former with some reluctance on Phil's part - Phil goes on a search to uncover the plot using what little pieces of information he has at hand, which includes the man's name being Evans, the woman, who is involved under duress, working as a ...


Van Johnson Phillip Hannon
Vera Miles Jean Lennox

Medium: Unbekannt,

Verliehen: Nein

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