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Checkpoint (1956 film)

Directed by Ralph Thomas
Produced by Betty E. Box
Written by Robin Estridge
Starring Anthony Steel
Stanley Baker
Music by Bruce Montgomery
Cinematography Ernest Steward
Edited by Frederick Wilson
Release dates
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Checkpoint is a 1956 British crime drama film directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Anthony Steel, Odile Versois, Stanley Baker, and James Robertson Justice.


Before a major motor race in Italy a man is hired by a British racing team to headhunt the designer of a rival team. However, when he fails, he attempts to steal the team's designs instead. When he is disturbed in the middle of the theft, he is forced to shoot his way out, killing five people. The head of British team plans to cover up the crime by using the race to smuggle the man out the country.



The film was shot at Pinewood Studios in London.

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