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Release Date:
March 1952 (UK) See more »
The hidden life of a second-hand dealer inadvertently ensnares his son. Julius Rosselli (Dermot Walsh)... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Dermot Walsh ... Julius Rosselli
Barbara Murray ... Amanda
Charles Victor ... Mr. Rosselli
John Blythe ... Maxie
Michael Ward ... Cornelius Hart
Thora Hird ... Vera
John Horsley ... Harry Armstrong
Annette D. Simmonds ... Marcella (as Annette Simmonds)
Martin Benson ... Alec Stone
Ballard Berkeley ... Inspector Bligh
Peter Bayliss ... Bilton
Thomas Gallagher ... Matthews (as Thomas Galagher)
Reginald Dyson ... Dr. Luigi
Armand Guinle ... Mr. Dent (as Amando Guinle)
Tony Spear ... Airline Booking Clerk

Directed by
John Gilling 
Writing credits
John Gilling (written by)

Produced by
Robert S. Baker .... producer
Monty Berman .... producer
Original Music by
John Lanchbery 
Cinematography by
Monty Berman 
Film Editing by
Jack Slade 
Art Direction by
Andrew Mazzei 
Makeup Department
Betty Cross .... coiffure (as Bette Cross)
Gerry Fairbank .... makeup artist
Production Management
Jimmy Shingfield .... production manager (as James Shingfield)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Asher .... assistant director
Peter Crowhurst .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Tony Harris .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Leonard Bulkley .... sound recordist (as Len Bulkley)
George Burgess .... sound supervisor
Fred Tomlin .... boom operator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Besche .... camera operator
Desmond Davis .... clapper loader (uncredited)
Gerry Turpin .... focus puller (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ellen Trussler .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Arthur Cox .... first assistant editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Eric Robinson .... musical director
Other crew
Shirley Barnes .... continuity
Doreen Soan .... production secretary (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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69 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)


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6 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Good Thriller, 27 May 2002
Author: PaulW-7 from Galway, Ireland

I saw this on the television last night. It is a good 1950's B-movie thriller. Whilst the plot is a bit hackneyed in places, it is well acted and well directed. If you like this sort of film it is well worth a viewing. If you are not a fan of this sort of film, but want to kill 69 minutes, it should do the job.

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