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The Beast of Budapest

1958
1h 12m
Drama
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Cast

Gerald Milton (Col. Otto Zagon)Michael Mills (Charles Tolnai)Violet Rensing (Marissa Foeldessy)Greta Thyssen (Christi)Booth Colman (Lt. Stefko)John Mylong (Gen. Foeldessy)John Hoyt (Prof. Ernst Tolnai)Joe Turkel (Martin)Robert Blake (Karolyi)Svea Grunfeld (Teresa)Charlie Brill (Josef)Tommy Ivo (Moricz)John Banner (Dr. Kovach)Colette Jackson (Elizabeth)Kurt Katch (Sgt. Geza)Irene BartonJudy Brand (Student)Ben Carruthers (Sentry)

Director

Harmon Jones

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Synopsis

Re-creation of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. A Hungarian militarist (Mylong) has a daughter (Rensing) who is an ardent communist. She loves Mills, who comes from a liberal family headed by his professor-father, Hoyt. The lovers are kept apart by their politics. "The Beast" in the title is Milton, who portrays the real man who kept an iron hand on the Hungarians.

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