Cinema: Two of a Kind

On the prowl for fresh backgrounds at low cost, U.S. independent moviemakers have lately been shooting pictures abroad, with a U.S. star or two for box-office bait. Two samples:

Circle of Danger (Joan Harrison; United Artists) sets Ray Milland down in Britain as an American who suspects that his brother's wartime death in a Commando raid was really the result of foul play. Milland's hunt for the killer takes him to the Welsh coal pits, the highlands of Scotland, the English countryside, the streets of London. The tour has genuine atmosphere, but the story lacks pace and imagination, and gains no lift...

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