A boy is accidentally locked in a bank vault. With less than 10 hours of oxygen left in the vault, it becomes a race to save the boy.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lee Patterson ...
Betty McDowall ...
Lucille Walker
Vincent Winter ...
The Boy
Robert Ayres ...
Insp. Andrews
Alan Gifford ...
Larry Cross ...
Reporter
Sandra Francis ...
Evelyn Webb
Gordon Tanner ...
Jack Cunningham ...
Max Jarvis
Victor Wood ...
Howard Zeeder
Peter Mannering ...
Roland Brand ...
Police officer
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Welder #1
Murray Kash ...
Welder #2
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A boy is accidentally locked in a bank vault. With less than 10 hours of oxygen left in the vault, it becomes a race to save the boy.

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5 September 1957 (Denmark)  »

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Zwölf Sekunden bis zur Ewigkeit  »

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Goofs

Two cups of water splashed around are not going to cool down thick sheet metal that has just been blow-torched. And nobody in their right mind would be sticking their bare arm through any hole immediately after the last quarter inch has been blow-torched either. See more »

Connections

Remake of First Performance: Time Lock (1956) See more »

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Lance and Plume
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Music by Trevor Duncan
Boosey & Hawkes Music Ltd
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Bell 47 helicopter appearance
16 October 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this movie on TV in the USA in 1961 when I was a nipper, it's always stuck in my mind, I have no idea why. Watched it again recently on TV, probably in the small hours, must've had insomnia. Not the worst 1950s B feature I've ever seen.

Reference the helicopter, as the film was made in the UK I'm pretty sure it was G-AKFB, with the registration crudely altered to a Canadian one. There were only 3 Bell 47s around in the forties/fifties according to the UK register, the only one apparently airworthy in 1957 was this one, which was then owned by BEA Helicopters. It was built in 1947 and was finally withdrawn from use in 1967, not a bad age for an early helicopter. I must get out more!


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