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The Stranger in Between (1952)

Hunted (original title)
Approved | | Crime, Drama | 17 March 1952 (UK)
Violent fugitive and mistreated small boy team up to flee from authority.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Chris Lloyd
Jon Whiteley ...
Robbie
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Magda Lloyd
Kay Walsh ...
Mrs. Sykes
Frederick Piper ...
Mr. Sykes
Julian Somers ...
Jack Lloyd
Jane Aird ...
Mrs. Campbell
Jack Stewart ...
Mr. Campbell
Geoffrey Keen ...
Detective Inspector Deakin
Douglas Blackwell ...
Detective Sergeant Grayson
Leonard White ...
Gerald Anderson ...
Assistant Commissioner
Denis Webb ...
Chief Superintendent
Gerald Case ...
Deputy Assistant Commissioner
John Bushelle ...
Chief Inspector
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Violent fugitive and mistreated small boy team up to flee from authority.

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This Rare Film from England Follows No Other Motion Pictures Footsteps

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Crime | Drama

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Early One Morning
English folk song
Whistled by Dirk Bogarde
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What happened to the first reel?
14 January 2015 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This film has the feeling of having been extensively edited.There seems to be the first reel missing.Bogarde and the boy are on the bomb site without any explanation,this now has to come late in explanatory dialogue.After starting out to be a standard fugitive film it develops into a sort of reverse 39 Steps.The problem is that with each step taken by Bogarde his reason for keeping the boy seems even more implausible..After all since he will be having a date with Albert Pierrepoint you would think that the last thing he would want to be lumbered with is a child.I am no fan of films featuring young children,of which there were many in the 1859s.So I am afraid that I found this film to be a bit of a pain.


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