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Brian Clemens (story)
Eldon Howard (story)
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Release Date:
October 1958 (UK) See more »
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An OK UK thriller, but... See more (1 total) »

Cast

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Gordon Jackson ... Don Wescott
Sarah Lawson ... May Wescott

Eric Pohlmann ... Masters
Philip Saville ... Seppy

Warren Mitchell ... Walter Prinn

Michael Goodliffe ... Shop customer
Michael Mellinger ... Vince
Kenneth Edwards ... Inspector Wheeler
Frank Sieman ... Constable Jason
Peter Bathurst ... Mr. Bond
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Allinson ... Photographer's assistant (uncredited)
Arnold Bell ... Mr. Brady (uncredited)
Noel Dyson ... (uncredited)
Alex Gallier ... (uncredited)
Leonard Sharp ... Joe (uncredited)

Directed by
Ernest Morris 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Brian Clemens  story
Eldon Howard  story

Produced by
Edward J. Danziger .... producer
Harry Lee Danziger .... producer
 
Original Music by
Edwin Astley 
Albert Elms 
 
Cinematography by
James Wilson  (as Jimmy Wilson)
 
Film Editing by
Maurice Rootes 
 
Production Design by
Erik Blakemore 
 
Set Decoration by
Peter Russell 
 
Makeup Department
Frank C. Turner .... makeup artist
Frank Turner .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
John Draper .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tony Bell .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Allan H. Brown .... recording supervisor (as Allan Brown)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank Ellis .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rene Coke .... wardrober
 
Crew believed to be complete


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71 min
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
An OK UK thriller, but..., 15 March 2009

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

One more Danziger's film, the equivalent of Butcher's ones. B thriller made in UK during 50's and 60's. This one is pleasant, a good time waster.

The topic reminds me Richard Fleisher's VIOLENT Saturday. See for yourself: Three men arrive in a small town to pull the local bank heist. And in that purpose, they have to use the shop that stands besides the bank. They have to break the wall which is on the other side of the safe.

In this story you have some characters such as the shop keeper, a former prize fighter who became a cripple and who lost regards for himself. A loser whose the wife suffers too from her husband's problems. You have the bank clerk, a little man who has his own problems too, because he made a professional mistake. A poor guy who is afraid to lose his job.

You see, all this reminds VIOLENT Saturday.

But the film is rather foreseeable. The ending, even a child could

guess it. A really poor ending, too easy. A very bad climax.

One more point: this movie was written by the great Brian Clemens.

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