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    George Raft falls headlong into espionage in wartime Turkey in Raoul Walsh's Background To Danger (1943).

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Background to Danger - (Original Trailer)

Background to Danger - (Original Trailer)
George Raft falls headlong into espionage in wartime Turkey in Raoul Walsh's Background To Danger (1943).>
Background To Danger (1943) -- (Movie Clip) This...
The German plot to bring Turkey into the war against Russia...
Background To Danger (1943) -- (Movie Clip) This Chewing The Gum
A German plot to bring Turkey into the war against Russia already established, we meet George Raft (with schtick) as "Joe Barton," in Ankara, who meets Ana (Osa Massen) who is spooked by a thug (Daniel Ocko), early in Raoul Walsh's Background To Danger, 1943, from an Eric Ambler novel.>
Background To Danger (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Your...
Mailer (Kurt Katch) and thugs deliver American Joe (George...
Background To Danger (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Your Trouble And Discomfort
Goon Mailer (Kurt Katch) delivers American Joe (George Raft), a salesman somehow drawn to espionage, to Robinson (Sydney Greenstreet), whom we know to be a Nazi agent, posing here as a Turkish police official, for a talk about secret papers, in Raoul Walsh's Background To Danger, 1943.>
Background To Danger (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Where...
Chivalrous American Joe (George Raft) encounters trouble...
Background To Danger (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Where Did That Man Go?
Chivalrous American Joe (George Raft) has trouble returning the papers he held for Ana (Osa Massen) to her Ankara hotel, whereupon Peter Lorre and Brenda Marshall make their first, not explained, appearances, director Raoul Walsh using very little dialogue, in Background To Danger, 1943.>
Background To Danger (1943) -- (Movie Clip) An...
Nicolai (Peter Lorre), with his more fetching sister Tamara...
Background To Danger (1943) -- (Movie Clip) An American Word?
Nicolai (Peter Lorre), with his more fetching sister Tamara (Brenda Marshall), first secretly dispatches Ivor (Daniel Ocko), then reveals to American Joe (George Raft) why he rescued him from a crew of bogus Turkish cops, in Background To Danger, 1943, from an Eric Ambler novel.>
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