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Nowhere to Go (1958)

Paul Gregory is sprung from jail in London by his accomplice after getting a stretch as expected for robbing a woman who falls for his charms. Only he knows how to get to the money, but his... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »
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Paul Gregory is sprung from jail in London by his accomplice after getting a stretch as expected for robbing a woman who falls for his charms. Only he knows how to get to the money, but his partner is getting greedy and as things turn sour Gregory finds that home in Canada is a long way away. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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...except into a woman's arms!

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11 March 1959 (USA)  »

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Normally hairy-chested George Nader was forced to buff his torso for the bathtub sequence. See more »

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When Paul Gregory looks down on the farmhouse from the hillside shelter, the sun shines directly on his face. However, the shadows at the front of the house indicate that the sun's position is different. See more »

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Good British Noir
29 March 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well I have to say I very much enjoyed this Ealing made British thriller, although I guess it was all a bit predictable as it has been described in the title.

The story revolves around a Canadian conman played by George Nader who reminds me for football fans as a Luis Figo lookalike. Good performances by Maggie Smith, making her film debut I think and Bernard Lee although I never thought of him as a violent type. A small part from the usual wooden Harry H Corbett too.

It kept my attention all the way through which is a fair achievement although as I mentioned previously it is a little predictable and has a few far fetched moments. Nevertheless a great watch.

One observation I made was how much our road system has improved since this film was made. When our main characters leave for Wales at the end Maggie tells George it will be an 8 hour journey, I can do in just over 2 if I put my foot down.


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