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When well-off aircraft designer Denning finds his daughter's current boyfriend is a nasty character he tries to buy him off, ending up hitting him and causing his death when he falls. Instead of calling the police he dumps the body in a lonely spot on the road to the North, making it look like a hit-and-run accident. Weeks later there is still no report of the body being found, and Denning starts to go to pieces. When he lets his wife into his secret the two start making enquiries, possibly making things worse. Written by
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When Tom Denning ( John Mills ) accidentally kills his daughter's boyfriend, he panics and dumps the body in a country lane, hoping that it will be found and thought of, as a hit and run accident. Later when there is no news of the body, being discovered, he and his wife (Phyllis Calvert) start to investigate, along with his daughter's new boyfriend (Sam Wanamaker) ,who is an American lawyer, they get drawn deeper and deeper into the mystery.
Excellent 50's drama,with good performances from John Mills and Herbert Lom. Only film that I know of with off screen spoken credits.
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