Hide and Seek (1964)

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Professor Garrett, a research scientist, meets his old friend from Eastern Europe, Melnicker, at a chess tournament in London. Melnicker disappears and Garrett, fearful for his safety, sets out to find him. By following Melnicker's last game he gets a clue which leads him to Maggie and a chase to the north of England. Finally he walks into the trap set by Marek, a business man who has agreed to sell Garrett to the Russians. Melnicker and Maggie have been used like pawns in a game of chess but during that time Maggie and Garrett have fallen in love. By luck and ingenuity, after a series of moves and countermoves, they manage to foil Marek and get away.

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