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Eyewitness (1956)

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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 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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8 March 1957 (Finland)  »

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Donna da uccidere  »

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Competent crime drama
27 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

Fans of those black-and-white British crime dramas of the 50s and 60s will appreciate Eyewitness, and its a cut above most in that genre. Suspense is maintained well in a hospital setting, with generally capable performances all round. For 1956, this film doesn't shy away from showing violence, and has a good, sinister atmosphere.


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