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The Shakedown

1960
1h 32m
Crime/Drama
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Cast

Terence Morgan (Augie Cortona)Hazel Court (Mildred Eyde)Donald Pleasence (Jessel)Bill Owen (Spettigue)Robert Beatty (Jarvis)Harry H. Corbett (Gollar)Gene Anderson (Zena)Eddie Byrne (George - Barman)John Salew (Arnold)Georgina Cookson (Miss Firbank)Joan Haythorne (Miss Ogilvie)Sheila Buxton (Nadia)Dorinda Stevens (Grace)Jack Lambert (Sgt. Kershaw)Larry Burns (1st Thug)Larry Taylor (2nd Thug)Jack Taylor (3rd Thug)Charles Lamb (Pinza)

Director

John Lemont

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Synopsis

After being released from prison, Augie Cortona sets up a blackmail operation, fronted by a model agency. When the authorities get wind of his activities, they send in an undercover police woman, but when she is recognised, the police need to move in on the operation, before Cortona can take his revenge.

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