Down on his luck, war hero Lionel Amblin contemplates committing a murder.

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Richard Joy ...
Himself - Announcer (as Dick Joy)
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Lionel Amblin
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Isobel Waring
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Blaize
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Inspector Galloway
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Colonel McKinley
Joy Lafleur ...
Jane Lovett (as Victoria Ward)
Barbara Morrison ...
Mrs. Trabert
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Harold Bond
Larry Gelbman ...
Sam (as Larry Gelbmann)
Tita Purdom ...
Grace Pell
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Down on his luck, war hero Lionel Amblin contemplates committing a murder.

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17 January 1957 (USA)  »

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Exciting

What a wonderful surprise this terrific episode directed by the Hollywood vet John Brahm. Richard Basehart plays here an ex soldier who, after becoming a hired killer, is required, in London, on a contract: wasting a beautiful young woman: Ann Bancroft. And this for unexplained reasons. The man who hired Basehart is the always exquisite Sebastian Cabot. Basehart's character reminds me Alain Delon's one in Jean-Pierre Melville's LE SAMOURAI. A lonely professional killer who lives in a small room with a cage and a parrot - instead a bird in Melville's film, I admit - in it... Tense, taut, breathtaking pace, I highly recommend this TV movie, presented as a common episode. Highlight performances here too. An outstanding suspense feature indeed.

I won't spoil any further this awesome time waster.


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