The Glass Wall (1953)

The Glass Wall


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This drama chronicles the exploits of Peter, a European desperate to enter the United States. Because he can't be granted asylum due to the lack of proper papers, he resorts to jumping ship and sneaking in. In the Big Apple, he is assisted by two people who know about his past. One of them is a jazz musician, a former American pilot shot down in Europe during WWII. Peter helped the man then and hopes that he will now vouch for Peter in his attempts to obtain legal papers by showing that he was … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Ivan Shane, Maxwell Shane, Ivan Tors
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Columbia Pictures


as Peter Kaban

as Maggie Summers

as Inspector Bailey

as Mrs. Hinckley

as Freddie

as Mr. Zakolya

as Monroe

as Fat woman

as Girl Friend

as Himself - Musician

as Mr. Zakolya
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Gritty immigration picture.

Full Review… | January 26, 2011
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Compact little noir with a nice feeling for the late night NYC 50's life. Gassman is suitably tortured with the great Gloria Grahame as a rough, tough nice girl down on her luck and Robin Raymond as a seen it all stripper with a good heart. Nice musical score also helps.

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