A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a ...
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A clever fortune-hunter with a penchant for murder does in his elderly, supposedly rich, wife and manages to get away with it. After an investigation results in a decision of 'accidental ... See full summary »
Major Jock Sinclair has been in this Highland regiment since he joined as a boy piper. During the Second World War, as Second-in-Command, he was made acting Commanding Officer. Now the ... See full summary »
On a dark night of pelting rain, five men stage a well-planned train robbery and get away with a $10 millionr, nine-ton gold shipment. Dividing the massive haul into three concealed truck ... See full summary »
A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a certain very predatory woman... Written by
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At the very end of the film, the town band strikes up the Col. Bogey March. Five years later, the same piece of music would become better known as the theme from the Alec Guinness movie "Bridge on the river Kwai." See more »
Inside the moving van, the position of the match in Denry's hand changes between shots. See more »
I first saw this film a number of years ago and had never forgotten it. I took the opportunity to watch it again recently and realised what a little masterpiece it is, based on a timeless premise of rags to riches. Each member of the cast is faultless and the direction is superb, Guiness shows what a consummate actor he was admirably supported by some of the fine character players of the time. Glynis Johns plays manipulation and seductiveness to perfection ably supported by Valerie Hobson and Petula Clark as the other central women working to the finely crafted screenplay. To me it ranks along with the finest Ealing comedies. The Card is an example of British film making at its best.
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