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Man on a String (1960)

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92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A US secret agent is sent to Berlin to pretend to be a spy for the USSR.
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Director
André De Toth (as Andre De Toth)
Writers
Boris Morros (book "Ten Years a Counterspy") | Charles Samuels (book "Ten Years a Counterspy") | John H. Kafka (screenplay) (as John Kafka) | Virginia Shaler (screenplay) | James L. Shute
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Mar 25, 1960

Release date
May 20, 1960 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Ernest Borgnine
Boris Mitrov Boris Mitrov   See fewer
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Kerwin Mathews
Bob Avery Bob Avery   See fewer
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Colleen Dewhurst
Helen Benson Helen Benson   See fewer
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Alexander Scourby
Col. Vadja Kubelov Col. Vadja Kubelov   See fewer
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Glenn Corbett
Frank Sanford Frank Sanford   See fewer
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Hanna Landy
Bess Harris Bess Harris   See fewer
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Vladimir Sokoloff
Papa of Boris Mitrov Papa of Boris Mitrov   See fewer
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Friedrich Joloff
Gen. Nikolai Chapayev Gen. Nikolai Chapayev   See fewer
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Richard Kendrick
Inspector Jenkins Inspector Jenkins   See fewer
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Ed Prentiss
Adrian Benson Adrian Benson   See fewer
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Holger Hagen
Hans Grünwald Hans Grünwald   See fewer
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Bob Iller
Hartmann (as Robert Iller) Hartmann (as Robert Iller)   See fewer
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Reinhold Pasch
Otto Bergman Otto Bergman   See fewer
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Carl Jaffe
People's Judge People's Judge   See fewer
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Eva Pflug
Tanja Rosnova Tanja Rosnova   See fewer
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Michael Mellinger
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Clete Roberts
Narrator (voice) Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Jimmy Bates
Russian Student Spy (uncredited) Russian Student Spy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ramond Burgin
August (uncredited) August (uncredited)   See fewer
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James T. Callahan
C.B.I. Agent (uncredited) C.B.I. Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Seymour Cassel
Hotel Pageboy (uncredited) Hotel Pageboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lisa Golm
Helga (uncredited) Helga (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Gonzalez
Victor Darvas (uncredited) Victor Darvas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Winfried Groth
Police Captain (uncredited) Police Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Ann Holloway
Elegant Lady (uncredited) Elegant Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Knight
Prof. Vasheen (uncredited) Prof. Vasheen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Susanne Körber-Harlan
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philo McCullough
Airplane Passenger (uncredited) Airplane Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eve McVeagh
Madame Pusawa (uncredited) Madame Pusawa (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles H. Radilak
Sven (uncredited) Sven (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Rowland
German Radio Dispatcher (uncredited) German Radio Dispatcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Abigail Shelton
Olga (uncredited) Olga (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glenn Stensel
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Stevenson
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Egon Strohm
Concierge (uncredited) Concierge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harro ten Brook
Reiner (uncredited) Reiner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerd Vespermann
Oswald (uncredited) Oswald (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anatol Winogradoff
Uncle Jack (uncredited) Uncle Jack (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.1 / 10 | 274 votes