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The Great Impostor

The Great Impostor(1961)

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Brief Synopsis

Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Canadian Warship, and a prison warden.

Cast & Crew

Tony Curtis Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Jr., and various aliases
Edmond O'Brien Capt. Glover
Arthur O'Connell Warden Chandler
Gary Merrill Pa Demara
Joan Blackman Catherine Lacey
Raymond Massey Abbot Donner
Robert Middleton Lt. R. C. Brown
Jeanette Nolan Ma Demara
Sue Ane Langdon Eulalie Chandler
Larry Gates Cardinal
Mike Kellin Clifford Thompson
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Toronto, Canada: 15 Feb 1961
Release Date:  1961 Production Date:  Edward Muhl in charge of production
EB; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  112 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Great Impostor - A Must See Movie

    Bill Walch 2014-01-05

    This is one of a handful of movies that despite its "A" list cast, probably won't make it to DVD, much less Blu-Ray. TCM is the ONLY... MORE>

  • The Great Imposter

    Albert in Tucson 2012-07-16

    VERY entertaining, episodic story based on real-life imposter, Ferdinand W. Demara.Fast-paced story bouyed by an excellent cast. Deserves to be seen a lot... MORE>

  • the great imposter

    superdave 2011-02-11

    THE MOVIE WAS GREAT!!!! Tony did a super job in all the rolls he played I would like to buy it could you please show it soon it is one of my all time... MORE>