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The Naked Edge (1961)

 -  Mystery | Thriller  -  May 1961 (UK)
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Five years after George Radcliffe was the chief witness in a high profile murder case, his wife receives a blackmailing letter accusing him of the crime.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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George Radcliffe
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Martha Radcliffe
Eric Portman ...
Jeremy Clay
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Mrs. Heath
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Lilly Harris
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Mr. Evan Wrack
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Morris Brooke
Ronald Howard ...
Mr. Claridge
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Donald Heath
Sandor Elès ...
Manfridi St John
Wilfrid Lawson ...
Mr. Pom
Helen Cherry ...
Miss Osborne
Joyce Carey ...
Victoria Hicks
Diane Clare ...
Betty
Frederick Leister ...
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Storyline

George Radcliffe's testimony sends Donald Heath to prison for murder and the theft of over 60,000 pounds. Soon after, Radcliffe invests a large sum of money in an ultimately profitable business venture. Martha Radcliffe begins to suspect her husband of the crime. Written by Greg Helton <ghelton@airmail.net>

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NO ONE - ABSOLUTELY NO ONE - SEATED DURING THE LAST 13 MINUTES (all original posters and print ads - all caps) See more »

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Mystery | Thriller

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May 1961 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Mann geht seinen Weg  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Carmel McSharry and Gillian Vaughan were interviewed for roles. See more »

Quotes

Jeremy Clay: [to Radcliffe] You might call me a sort of intellectual peeping tom.
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Crazy Credits

"Ladies and gentlemen, you now know who killed Jason Roote. Please do not reveal the secret to anyone." See more »

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This film made absolutely no sense to me.
17 November 2006 | by (Warwick, Pa.) – See all my reviews

I recently watched this film on video and found myself fast-forwarding through it. It moved very slowly and was difficult to follow and there was way too much talking. All I knew was that Gary Cooper's (his last film) character was witness to a murder while working late in his office one night and that his wife (Deborah Kerr in a really bad performance) suspected that he did it. I believe that there was just no comparing this film to "Psycho" that it didn't even make "Psycho"'s shock grade, except maybe for the murder scene at the very beginning. I don't know if Gary Cooper was ill at the time of the shooting but his performance is very wooden and lifeless. Deborah Kerr was also very disappointing. I've seen the both of them do a much better job. Pass on this one.


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