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The great imposter

Author: Robert MulliganRobert ArthurLiam O'BrienTony CurtisEdmond O'BrienAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : MCA Home Video, [1987]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First shown as a school teacher placed under arrest by state troopers, the story recounts how the untrained, uneducated, yet brilliant young man, Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Jr., assumes the identity of a college professor, Trappist monk, prison warden and surgeon in the Canadian navy. The unbelievable hide-and-seek story mixes suspense with humor, as Demara attempts to outwit and outrun the FBI, the police, a priest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Ferdinand Waldo Demara; Robert Crichton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Mulligan; Robert Arthur; Liam O'Brien; Tony Curtis; Edmond O'Brien; Arthur O'Connell; Gary Merrill; Joan Blackman; Raymond Massey; Robert Middleton; Karl Malden; Robert Burks; Frederic Knudtson; Henry Mancini; Robert Crichton; Universal-International (Firm); MCA Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 15524603
Notes: Based on the book by Robert Crichton.
Originally released in 1961 as a motion picture by Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, Frederic Knudtson ; music, Henry Mancini.
Cast: Tony Curtis, Edmond O'Brien, Arthur O'Connell, Gary Merrill, Joan Blackman, Raymond Massey, Robert Middleton, Karl Malden.
Description: 1 videocassette (112 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Universal-International presents ; screenplay by Liam O'Brien ; produced by Robert Arthur ; directed by Robert Mulligan.

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First shown as a school teacher placed under arrest by state troopers, the story recounts how the untrained, uneducated, yet brilliant young man, Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Jr., assumes the identity of a college professor, Trappist monk, prison warden and surgeon in the Canadian navy. The unbelievable hide-and-seek story mixes suspense with humor, as Demara attempts to outwit and outrun the FBI, the police, a priest and several girlfriends.

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