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Counterblast

Overview

Nazi war criminal Bruckner Mervyn Johns manages to escape capture at the end of WW II. Bruckner sets up shop in England, where he continues his diabolical germ-warfare experiments. Murdering an Australian physician, the regenerate Nazi assumes the dead man's identity to escape detection. His downfall comes when he falls in love with pretty lab assistant Tracy Shaw Nova Pilbeam, and he refuses to murder her when ordered to do so by his superiors. The ending is right of the "hoist on his own petard" school of ...
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Overview

Nazi war criminal Bruckner Mervyn Johns manages to escape capture at the end of WW II. Bruckner sets up shop in England, where he continues his diabolical germ-warfare experiments. Murdering an Australian physician, the regenerate Nazi assumes the dead man's identity to escape detection. His downfall comes when he falls in love with pretty lab assistant Tracy Shaw Nova Pilbeam, and he refuses to murder her when ordered to do so by his superiors. The ending is right of the "hoist on his own petard" school of dramatics. Devil's Plot was released in the U.S. in mid-1953, and within a few months was making the TV Late-Show rounds.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/27/2009
  • UPC: 089218574398
  • Original Release: 1948
  • Rating:

  • Source: Alpha Video
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Time: 1:38:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 73,764

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ronald Adam Col. Ingram
Robert Beatty Dr. Rankin
Sybilla Binder Martha
Archie Duncan
John England
Anthony Eustrel Dr. Forrester
Gladys Henson Mrs. Plum
Mervyn Johns Dr. Bruckner
Horace Kenney Taxi Driver
Marie Lohr Mrs. Coles
Peter Madden
Aubrey Mallalieu Maj. Walsh
Jack Melford
Martin Miller Seaman
Nova Pilbeam Tracy Shaw
Kynaston Reeves
John Salew Padre
Frederick Schiller
Margaretta Scott Sister Johnson
Olive Sloane
Karel Stepanek Prof. Inman
Alan Wheatley Kennedy
Technical Credits
Paul Stein Director
Louis Jackson Producer
Guy Morgan Original Story
Jack Whittingham Screenwriter
James Wilson Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Counterblast
2. Chapter 2 [:05]
3. Chapter 3 [:05]
4. Chapter 4 [:05]
5. Chapter 5 [:05]
6. Chapter 6 [:05]
7. Chapter 7 [:05]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Counterblast
   Play Movie
   Chapter Index
   Catalog
   Coming Attractions
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