Cinema: New Picture, Sep. 14, 1953

Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (Associated British Pathe; Stratford) gets hold of a genuinely comic idea but never quite brings it off. Potts (played by British Actor George Cole, who starred as the kiteflying husband in Somerset Maugham's Quartet) is a sanitation engineer who has been designing the men's rooms at a British atomic-research center. Bound for a French vacation, he innocently walks off with the wrong briefcase, containing top-secret plans of a new Abomb. With England in an uproar and security officers searching everywhere for him, Potts is waylaid by Russian agents,...

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