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Gibraltar

Gibraltar

A Feature film by Pierre Gaspard-Huit

Produced by Ciné Alliance, Filmsonor Marceau, Speva Films

Release in France : 29/01/1964

    Synopsis

    The English admiralty is concerned when several cargo vessels transporting troops are mysteriously destroyed near Gibraltar. The intelligence services are called in to investigate this worrying incident, hoping they can act in time to prevent a recurrence. Frank Jackson, a lieutenant in the maritime regiment that is stationed in Gibraltar, passes his spare time in Tangiers, his main interests being poker and a cabaret singer named Lola. Despite the advice of General Maxwell and the friendly interest of the general's daughter, Cathy, Jackson allows his gambling addiction to get the better of him and he ends up losing a huge sum of money. Lola offers Jackson an easy way to clearing his gambling debts, by photographing some British military documents for an interested party whose name cannot be disclosed. What Jackson doesn't know is that Lola is not only a cabaret artiste, but also a member of a spy network managed by the ruthless Elinor Van Berg and her sinister accomplice Paoli, their cover being an exclusive beauty parlour. Although Jackson is at first disgusted by the deal he is offered he agrees to go along with it. He intends stealing the precious documents at a ball hosted by General Maxwell...

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Ciné Alliance, Filmsonor Marceau, Speva Films

    French distribution :

    Cocinor

    Foreign production companies :

    Cinematografica Federiz, Tecisa Film

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producers :

    Michel Safra, Georges Lourau, Elie Schluper, Serge Silberman

    Dialogue Writer :

    Robert Thomas

    Foreign Producer :

    Angelo Rizzoli

    Sound Recordist :

    Antoine Petitjean

    Editor :

    Louisette Hautecoeur

    Assistant Director :

    Juan Luis Buñuel

    Screenwriters :

    Jacques Companeez, Jean Stelli

    Director of Photography :

    Cecilio Paniagua

    Production managers :

    Ully Pickardt, Henri Baum

    Music Composer :

    André Hossein

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Thriller

    Themes :

    Espionage

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, Spain, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, Spain, France)

    Production year :

    1963

    French release :

    29/01/1964

    Runtime :

    1 h 37 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    27547

    Visa issue date :

    29/11/1963

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color and Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (4)

    Director