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Shoot First

1953 1h 28m Mystery & Thriller List
Reviews After retired U.S. officer Robert Taine (Joel McCrea) believes he has accidentally shot and killed a poacher, he comes upon two strangers, Hiart (Marius Goring) and his driver, Diss, and is unaware that they are spies who have actually murdered the man. Polish operative Sandorski (Herbert Lom), a British intelligence aide, recruits Bob and his wife, Cecily (Evelyn Keyes), to prevent Hiart, Diss and their British contact, Magda, from reaching a scientist vital to foreign enemy interests. Read More Read Less Watch on Prime Video Stream Now

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Francois Truffaut Cahiers du Cinéma One should definitely not believe that we systematically defend and praise American “B” movies. Some of them are atrocious. Apr 4, 2022 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews A good Joel McCrea flick. Rated: B- Sep 10, 2003 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis After retired U.S. officer Robert Taine (Joel McCrea) believes he has accidentally shot and killed a poacher, he comes upon two strangers, Hiart (Marius Goring) and his driver, Diss, and is unaware that they are spies who have actually murdered the man. Polish operative Sandorski (Herbert Lom), a British intelligence aide, recruits Bob and his wife, Cecily (Evelyn Keyes), to prevent Hiart, Diss and their British contact, Magda, from reaching a scientist vital to foreign enemy interests.
Director
Robert Parrish
Genre
Mystery & Thriller
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 28m
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