An American realtor living in England is dissatisfied with what he believes to be his humdrum life. One weekend while his wife is out of town, he gives a ride to a woman he sees stranded on... See full summary »

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Arthur Kennedy ...
Alan Curtis
Constance Smith ...
Lila
Joy Shelton ...
Elizabeth Curtis
Jack Allen ...
Freddie
James Carney ...
Jack Forrester
Cyril Chamberlain ...
Gray
Cameron Hall ...
Joe
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Harry Winters
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Jean St. Clair
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An American realtor living in England is dissatisfied with what he believes to be his humdrum life. One weekend while his wife is out of town, he gives a ride to a woman he sees stranded on the road. One thing leads to another, and he soon finds himself enmeshed in a plot involving a diamond robbery, gangsters and murder. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Why throw away your whole future...for a girl you've known only 24 hours?

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1954 (UK)  »

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I peripeteia arhise mia nyhta  »

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Feature-film debut of Kenneth Cope. See more »

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You're Gone But You're Everywhere
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starts slowly and then becomes totally implausible
7 January 2015 | by (london) – See all my reviews

Arthur Kennedy,the parachuted in American actor,is supposed to be an estate agent in rural Sussex.So you start on a rather fanciful note.Unhappily married,his wife prefers to visit mother rather than go to Paris.Kennedy manages to get involved with the nefarious activities of Smith and her convict brother.He gets into all sorts of scrapes,as estate agents are wont to do,even to the extent of bribing a ships captain to spirit him and Smith out of the country.Eventually caught by the police he confesses all including the supposed murder of the brother.Only it turns out he didn't murder her.Smith confesses and Kennedy is free to go home to understanding wife.Too long and too fanciful


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