Forsdyke, a pathological petty thief subjects himself to a strict correction course run by a wealthy ex-con Widdowes and his Crooks Anonymous organization. Forsdyke's young and innocent girlfriend Babette, holds the hopes for his recovery and promises that she'll marry him if he'll reform. However, Forsdyke loses control when he's locked in a department store over Christmas. Written by
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Film debut of [[Julie Christie]]. See more
When Fosdyke (Phillips) is left alone after being taken to Manderville Hall he falls into the trap of opening a safe behind a picture, in the first shot he is suddenly interrupted by Senior Brother (Hyde-White) and closes the picture over the safe, when it is reopened the handle is at right angles to where it was before. See more
"I Must Resist Temptation"
Music by George Martin
and Muir Mathieson
Lyrics by Brian Innes See more