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The Great Imposter (1961)





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The story of Fred W. Demara (Tony Curtis) follows The Great Imposter through his ever changing vocations. Fred becomes a Trappist monk, a school teacher, a Canadian Navy surgeon and an assistant prison warden. He assumes all positions with no formal training or experience, leading to comical situations of mistaken identity.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Robert Crichton, Liam O'Brien
In Theaters:
MCA Universal Home Video


Tony Curtis
as Ferdinand Waldo Dema...
Karl Malden
as Father Devlin
Edmond O'Brien
as Capt. Glover - HMCS ...
Arthur O'Connell
as Warden J.B. Chandler
Gary Merrill
as Pa Demara
Joan Blackman
as Catherine Lacey
Raymond Massey
as Abbott Donner
Jeanette Nolan
as Ma Demara
Larry Gates
as Cardinal
Mike Kellin
as Thompson
Cindi Wood
as WAC Lieutenant
Dick Sargent
as Hotchkiss
Ward Ramsey
as Executive Officer Ho...
Philip Ahn
as Hun Kin
Jerry Paris
as Defense Lieutenant
Harry Carey Jr.
as Dr. Joseph Mornay
Herbert Rudley
as Senior Officer
Willard Sage
as Lt. Thorton
Robert Crawford Jr.
as Demara as a Boy
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A biopic about a likable impostor and dreamer that's set in the 1950s, and is ably played by Tony Curtis.

Full Review… | October 19, 2006
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