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The Fake (1953)





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In this crime drama an American is assigned to guard a US art exhibit in London to protect one of da Vinci's most priceless paintings, "Madonna and Child." A series of art thefts has put the museum officials on red alert and they anxiously await the painting's arrival. Unfortunately, the painting is stolen en route to the show and replaced by an imitation. The intrepid guard follows the thieves to a private gallery run by a wealthy criminal. The film contains some useful and interesting information on art forgeries.

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Dennis O'Keefe
as Paul Mitchell
Hugh Williams
as Sir Richard Aldingham
Coleen Gray
as Mary Mason
John Laurie
as Henry Mason
Eliot Makeham
as Pavement Artist
Gerald Case
as Peter Randall
Dora Bryan
as Barmaid
Ellen Pollock
as Miss Fossett
Philip Ray
as Bearded Tramp
Morris Sweden
as Pettigrew
Michael Ward
as Art Salesman
Arnold Bell
as Police Inspector
Clifford Buckton
as Lodging House Keeper
Marianne Noelle
as Girl Student
Leslie Phillips
as Boy Student
Beatrice Kane
as Schoolteacher
Guy Deghy
as Stranger
Tom Clegg
as 1st Thug
John Wadham
as 2nd Thug
Frank Atkinson
as Tate Gallery Attendant
Johnnie Schofield
as Tate Gallery Attendant
Leonard Sharp
as Tate Gallery Attendant
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