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The Naked Edge (1961)

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

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George Radcliffe
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Martha Radcliffe
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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
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Mr. Claridge
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Donald Heath
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Manfridi St John
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Mr. Pom
Helen Cherry ...
Miss Osborne
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Victoria Hicks
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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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18 August 1961 (Netherlands)  »

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Ein Mann geht seinen Weg  »

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1.66 : 1
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Gary Cooper's final film, completed December 1960 (copyright 1961). See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Heath: [Lifting an empty rat trap] Hungry rats always get the bait without getting caught.
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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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Great Hitchcockian thriller!
3 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

The suspense of this film evokes the work of Alfred Hitchcock. It doesn't quite live up to such a comparison but nonetheless the plot and character interactions should rivet most viewers to the film. Creative shot selection (especially the preparation of the wife's death), fine performances (especially from Deborah Kerr), and a compelling plot create an entertaining movie experience, 7/10. I think this was Gary Cooper's last screen performance.


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