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The Sleeping Tiger (1954)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  5 October 1954 (USA)
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A psychotherapist attempts to rehabilitate a convict in his home after he breaks in. The criminal cooperates rather than being handed over to the police. The therapist's wife becomes ... See full summary »

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The Inspector
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Sally Foster, maid
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Carol
Glyn Houston ...
Bailey
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Taxi Driver
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A psychotherapist attempts to rehabilitate a convict in his home after he breaks in. The criminal cooperates rather than being handed over to the police. The therapist's wife becomes infatuated with the man in the hopes he will take her away. Written by Anonymous

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5 October 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La bête s'éveille  »

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First of four Joseph Losey films in which Alexander Knox appeared. See more »

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Dr. Clive Esmond: What do you think of him, Glenda? Is he worth saving?
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17 October 2001 | by (IRELAND) – See all my reviews

after so many years, SLEEPING TIGER is a historical gold mine of the search for innovative film. Acting & music appears intentionally melodramatic. One of the most underappreciated gems available!


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