Reviews
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Sir Roderick Strood
...
Daphne Strood
...
Elizabeth Anders
Freda Jackson ...
Mrs. Tucker
Hugh Latimer ...
Mark Perryman
Ronald Simpson ...
Dr. Cartwright
Victor Maddern ...
Bonaker
...
Cyril Gaskin
Margaretta Scott ...
Mrs. Cranshaw
Leslie Weston ...
Bayfield
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Martin Boddey ...
Detective Sgt. Horne
Dan Cunningham ...
Clerk of the Court
Shelagh Fraser ...
Mrs. Bracket
Harold Goodwin ...
Cheed
Thomas Heathcote ...
Bracket
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

goldfinger | based on novel | See All (2) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

December 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'ultimo uomo da impiccare  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In August 1957, this film was being shown on a double bill with Three for Jamie Dawn (1956). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not bad, but more than somewhat disappointing!
4 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

Amazing! I gave this movie 64% in my original review back in 1956. At that time, the local screens were cluttered with British "B" features set in a court room. And no wonder! One major set and one major set only -- a "B" movie producer's dream scenario. This one, however, is more interesting than most as it anticipates "Twelve Angry Men" in an amazingly large number of particulars. No wonder it has been suppressed! The acting here, however, is very up and down. Tom Conway takes only a mediocre stab as the harassed husband, and the normally extremely reliable Freda Jackson is most disappointing as the hateful housekeeper. This would seem to be a made-to-order role for her. Maybe she had a row with director Terence Fisher who also seems to be at home only in the courtroom, never in the flashbacks! Admittedly, these begin promisingly with the memorable line, "I suppose it all began that day in Broadcasting House", but soon become distressingly tedious. At least Raymond Huntley and David Horne cross swords with relish. And whilst admitting that the photography is competent, I expected much more from a fine cameraman like Desmond Dickinson.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
last man to hang mfa8510
Discuss The Last Man to Hang? (1956) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?