German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film ACTION OF THE TIGER
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1957
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 93
Length (in meters) 2540
Colour Technicolor
Based on/Source Novel by James Wellard
Production Companies Claridge Productions
Producer(s) Kenneth Harper
Director Terence Young
Cast Van Johnson, Martine Carol, Herbert Lom, Gustavo Rojo, Anthony Dawson, Sean Connery
Literature Variety, 21 August 1957
Jewish Chronicle, 23 August 1957
Times, 26 August 1957
Spectator, 30 August 1957
Picturegoer, 31 August 1957
Monthly Film Bulletin, September 1957
New York Times, 14 November 1957
Special notes "Really the only bright spot is the ubiquitous Herbert Lom, who plays a brigand with an air of winking wildly at the audience." (Isabel Quigly, Spectator)
"At a dangerous yawning point, Herbert Lom nearly saves the day as a flamboyant, monocled bandit commander." (Sarah Stoddart, Picturegoer)

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