Cinema: Smorgasbore

The Prize is the Nobel Prize. In this picture, based on Irving Wallace's superselling novel, it is awarded to Edward G. Robinson, the well-known physicist. The minute the old dear arrives in Stockholm to get his check, he is abducted by some Russian agents who look as if they took sneering lessons from Little Caesar. Now get this. In the suite vacated by Edward G. Robinson the Russians install—Edward G. Robinson. No, not the same Edward G. Robinson. This one is a Russian ringer instructed to refuse the Nobel Prize, denounce the imperialists...

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