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Tears for Simon (1956)

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An 18 month old baby disappears in London. Detective Inspector Craig tries to find the child but there aren't many clues.

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Det. Insp. Craig
David Knight ...
Lee Cochrane
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Sue Cochrane
Anthony Oliver ...
Sgt. Lyel
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Kelly's landlady
Eleanor Summerfield ...
Sgt. Cook
Anne Paige ...
Nanny
Marjorie Rhodes ...
Mrs. Jeffries
Anna Turner ...
Mrs. Robey
Everley Gregg ...
Viscountess
Meredith Edwards ...
Sgt. Davies
Irene Prador ...
Mitzi
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Miss Gill (as Anita Bolster)
Beverley Brooks ...
Pam
Brenda Hogan ...
Sue's secretary
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An 18 month old baby disappears in London. Detective Inspector Craig tries to find the child but there aren't many clues.

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4 January 1957 (USA)  »

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Sgt. Cook: Is there any news sir? About the baby I mean?
Det. Insp. Craig: No - it's early days yet.
Sgt. Cook: I don't suppose the mother thinks so.
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Engrossing 50's thriller
19 August 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well acted and directed, this is a highly enjoyable mystery about the abduction of a baby in Central London. Much of the movie is shot on location giving a fascinating look at the city in the mid fifties. Julia Arnall is outstanding as the distraught mother and one wonders why Rank dropped her contract after one subsequent film. Future stars Shirley Anne Field, Barbara Windsor and Joan Sims all have bits while there are cameos from stalwarts like Thora Hird, Marjorie Rhodes, Joan Hickson, Everley Gregg and a lovely supporting performance from Eleanor Summerfield as a policewoman.


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