The Switch (1964)

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Bill Craddock, a customs officer, has a lead on a gang of smugglers who hide watches in Caroline Markham's petrol tank when she returns to England. On arrival she finds John Curry staying in her flat. They have identical cars. She takes hers to be serviced and that night his is stolen. Caroline is then kidnapped by the gang and taken to a country house. John had given her a miniature radio transmitter which she uses to describe her room. The message is picked up and John, Bill Craddock and the police arrive in time to save her from an unpleasant end. Thriller.

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