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Aired Sunday June 26, 4:05pm - 5:30pmon London Live

The Fake (1953)

Crime drama

Someone is stealing priceless paintings from the great museums of the world and replacing them with nearly flawless forgeries. Leonardo da Vinci's "Madonna and Child" is being shipped to London's Tate Gallery for a special exhibition, and Paul Mitchell ]is assigned to protect it. Upon the painting's arrival, Paul realizes it has been switched. Eager to collect the museum's $50,000 reward, he teams up with Mary Mason a Tate employee, to recover the original.

United Kingdom
Cast and crew
  • Godfrey GraysonDirector
  • Dennis O'KeefePaul Mitchell
  • Coleen GrayMary Mason
  • Hugh WilliamsSir Richard Aldingham