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My Brother's Keeper (1948)

War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from prison, but he is handcuffed to a naive young crook Willie Stannard. After using a clever plan to obtain railway tickets, and with the ... See full summary »

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Jack Warner ...
Jane Hylton ...
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Ronnie Waring
Bill Owen ...
Syd Evans
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Willie Stannard
Yvonne Owen ...
Meg Waring
Raymond Lovell ...
Bill Wainwright
Brenda Bruce ...
Winnie Foreman
Susan Shaw ...
Beryl
Beatrice Varley ...
Mrs. Jenny Martin
Garry Marsh ...
Brewster
Maurice Denham ...
Supt. Trent
Frederick Piper ...
Gordon the camp caretaker
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Harding
John Boxer ...
Police Sgt. Bert Foreman
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War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from prison, but he is handcuffed to a naive young crook Willie Stannard. After using a clever plan to obtain railway tickets, and with the police, and the press in hot pursuit, George has to find a way of breaking loose from Willie, and to make his escape. Written by Mike Wilson. <mike.wilson6@btinternet.com>

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16 August 1949 (USA)  »

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Der Mann ohne Gewissen  »

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A man-hunt with a twist.
25 June 2001 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

An interesting piece of casting, having Jack Warner playing the bad guy, but he is a good enough actor to pull it off. He plays a war hero George Martin, who with another convict, Willie Stannard, (George Cole) break loose from police custody, while handcuffed together. David Tomlinson as the young reporter, who is called in to work on the story. A film from another era, that is well worth watching.


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