Based on David Stuart Leslie's novel Two Left Feet is a story about Alan Crabbe (Michael Crawford a callow youth desperate for a date with any girl who can offer him the experience he lacks... See full summary »
Roy Ward Baker
Nyree Dawn Porter,
When Clementi Suborin is found murdered, his secretary recounts to the police the story of his rise from Czech refugee to ultra-rich New Yorker. The tale of betrayal, womanising and fraud ... See full summary »
Yvonne De Carlo,
Zsa Zsa Gabor
A win on the football pools in postwar Britain changes lives. A happy family is turned into an unhappy argumentative lot until it is discovered the coupon apparently didn't get posted. A ... See full summary »
Three elderly ladies tire of living in an old people's home and when they heard that they are about to be separated, they make a bid for freedom. They escape to an island off the Irish ... See full summary »
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Barry K. Barnes,
Two-part drama that has Anthony Quayle as an American scientist helping a spy agency with a defector who has stolen some experimental killer virus samples. He needs to pass them on to Quayle so he can perfect a vaccine before the enemy uses the virus. He poses as a honeymooner with a blonde agent (Zsa Zsa Gabor) in London and makes contact. But something goes wrong and there is a killing for which Quayle is charged with murder. Enter Anna Neagle as a successful Brit lawyer.
All Quayle will tell her is that he is innocent. He also refuses to take the stand in his own defense because under cross examination he'd have to tell the story about the virus.
The case seems doomed until a witness (Katherine Kath) for the prosecution comes forward and claims she saw the murder from her apartment window. This finally gives Neagle something to work with since the witness seems a little shaky.
After Neagle visits the apartment and discovers a bullet hole, she's able to reconstruct the murder, but she has to get the witness to admit she has lied. But even this might not be enough to save Quayle if he has to take the stand.
What follows is a very clever use of legal precedence, a slight loophole in the law.
Neagle is excellent as the lawyer. Quayle's American accent seems oddly flat but he is otherwise solid. Gabor is surprisingly good as the agent. Kath is excellent as the witness. Others in the cast include John Le Mesurier as the judge, Dora Bryan as the silly switchboard operator, Hugh McDermott as the annoying Bernie, Patrick Allen as Kennedy, and Leonard Sachs as the defector.
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