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Topaz (17-Dec-1969)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Writer: Samuel Taylor

From novel: Topaz by Leon Uris

Music Composed and Conducted by: Maurice Jarre

Keywords: Thriller, Espionage, New York, Harlem, Cuba

Russian bureaucrat Boris Kusenov and his family escape to America via Copenhagen, carrying in his head important information about Soviet arms transfers to Cuba; Americans ask French intelligence agent André Devereaux to obtain critical Cuban documents. He later digs into Kusenov's claims of Soviet-planted agents high in the French government. Complex espionage thriller with alternate endings, for American or British audiences.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Roscoe Lee Browne
2-May-1925 11-Apr-2007 Character actor, 1960s to 2000s
John Forsythe
29-Jan-1918 1-Apr-2010 Blake Carrington on Dynasty
Philippe Noiret
1-Oct-1930 23-Nov-2006 Cinema Paradiso
Michel Piccoli
27-Dec-1925   La Belle Noiseuse
Donald Randolph
5-Jan-1906 16-Mar-1993 The Deadly Mantis
John Vernon
24-Feb-1932 1-Feb-2005 Dean Wormer in Animal House


Frederick Stafford   ...   Andre Devereaux
Dany Robin   ...   Nicole Devereaux
John Vernon   ...   Rico Parra
Karin Dor   ...   Juanita de Cordoba
Michel Piccoli   ...   Jacques Granville
Philippe Noiret   ...   Henri Jarre
Claude Jade   ...   Michèle Picard
Michel Subor   ...   François Picard
Per-Axel Arosenius   ...   Boris Kusenov
Roscoe Lee Browne   ...   Philippe Dubois
Edmon Ryan   ...   McKittreck
Sonja Kolthoff   ...   Mrs. Kusenov
Tina Hedstrom   ...   Tamara Kusenov
John Van Dreelen   ...   Claude Martin
Donald Randolph   ...   Luis Uribe
Roberto Contreras   ...   Muñoz
Carlos Rivas   ...   Hernandez
Roger Til   ...   Jean Chabrier
Lewis Charles   ...   Mendoza
Sandor Szabo   ...   Emile Redon
Anna Navarro   ...   Mrs. Mendoza
Lew Brown   ...   American Official
John Roper   ...   Thomas
George Skaff   ...   Rene d'Arcy
and starring
John Forsythe   ...   Michael Nordstrom


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