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B&W movie about an American guy living in Mexico in the 1950s, waiting to be able to return to the US

Hello!

It was a black and white film, from the 50s (I believe). The title might have the words “gold”, “golden”, “key”, or “door”. It starred an actor similar to Ray Milland (tall, handsome guy). It was about a man who was living in a small town, somewhere in Latin America (could be in Mexico, near the US border). He had to stay there for a while, as he was not yet allowed to return to the US (was he a deserter?). He lived a relaxed life. The atmosphere of the movie was similar to that of Our Man in La Habana. Could anyone please help me?
asked Jul 26, 2015 in Name That Movie by ggluzman (1 point)
Maybe "The Wonderful Country"?
http://m.imdb.com/title/tt0053453/
Mmmmm. No, but thank you! It really sounds like a good film!

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Across the Bridge (1957)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050097/

Selfish fraudster Rod Steiger is trapped in a border town between the US and Mexico and the crafty local cops are trying to force him back into the states to face justice. Based on the story by Graham Greene, I think this is the film you're thinking of, it not, you should watch it anyway, Steiger is brilliant.

Dodgy copies here:

http://www.vidics.ch/Film/Across_the_Bridge

Cheers, Ste-Bob.

 

answered Aug 19, 2015 by anonymous
I don't know if this is the movie I was asking about, but it certainly looks amazing! Thank you!
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