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Eyewitness (1956)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  8 March 1957 (Finland)
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When she has a fight, with her husband, Lucy runs out of the house, and into a night of terror. She heads for the local cinema, and in doing so, becomes the only eyewitness to a couple of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Wade
Muriel Pavlow ...
Lucy
Belinda Lee ...
Penny
Michael Craig ...
Jay
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Barney
Susan Beaumont ...
Probationary Nurse
David Knight ...
Mike
Ada Reeve ...
Mrs. Hudson
Avice Landone ...
Night Sister
Richard Wattis ...
Anesthetist
George Woodbridge ...
Patrolman
Gillian Harrison ...
Molly
Nicholas Parsons ...
House Surgeon
Leslie Dwyer ...
Henry Cammon
Anna Turner ...
Mrs. Hays
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When she has a fight, with her husband, Lucy runs out of the house, and into a night of terror. She heads for the local cinema, and in doing so, becomes the only eyewitness to a couple of crooks, who are robbing the cinema's safe. In her haste to escape the thieves, she is knocked down by a passing bus, and is taken to the local hospital. The two crooks follow, and wait for a chance to finish her off, and thus eliminate the only person who can tie them to the robbery. Written by mike.wilson6@btinternet.com

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My brief review of the film
14 September 2005 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

An adequately thrilling and reasonably well directed crime film, completed with an appropriately dark atmosphere clinging to it, the film does however unfortunately waste quite a bit of time on unnecessary supporting characters, and some of the acting feels a bit over-the-top. A few of the scenes also feel as if they are drawing out for too long too, as a number of them have little relevance to the story, but the film still holds up despite its drawbacks. The script and shot footage could have benefited from tighter editing, but as it is, the film is still effective for providing thrills and chills. It is worth a look.


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