He Who Rides a Tiger ()


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Peter Rayston, has been in and out of prison most of his life. At 30, he is released for the eighth time, after serving a sentence for housebreaking. Immediately, he goes back to his old... See more »

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Peter Rayston
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Joanne
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Supt. Taylor
Kay Walsh ...
Mrs. Woodley
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Orphanage Superintendent
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The Panda
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Peepers Woodley
Inigo Jackson ...
Det. Sgt. Scott
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Julie
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Anna
Nicolette Pendrell ...
Ellen
Ralph Michael ...
Carter
Frederick Piper ...
Mr. Steed
Rita Webb ...
Flower Seller
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Det. Sgt. Crowley
Jimmy Gardner ...
Waiter
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Prison Governor
Naomi Chance ...
Lady Cleveland
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Stan (uncredited)
Margaret Bull ...
Mrs. Hutton (uncredited)
Robert Charig ...
Orphan (uncredited)
Grant Lovatt ...
Dan (uncredited)
James Payne ...
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Patricia Shakesby ...
Policewoman (uncredited)
Frank Sieman ...
Prison Officer (uncredited)

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Charles Crichton

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Trevor Peacock ... ()

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David Newman ... producer

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Alexander Faris

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John von Kotze

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Jack Harris
John S. Smith

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Anthony Sloman ... second assistant editor (uncredited)

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Seamus Flannery
Richard Harrison

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Teresa Bolland ... production manager
John Wilcox ... production manager

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Colin M. Brewer ... assistant director
Pat Marsden ... assistant director

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Harry Arbour ... construction manager

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Stephen Dalby ... dubbing mixer
Robin Gregory ... sound mixer
Fred Hughesdon ... sound department
John Poyner ... dubbing editor

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Freddie Cooper ... camera operator
Bennym Lee ... gaffer
Tommy Lee ... best boy
Ron Pearce ... gaffer

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Joanna Wright ... wardrobe

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Alexander Faris ... musical director

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Brian Stevens ... titles designer

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Plot Summary

Peter Rayston, has been in and out of prison most of his life. At 30, he is released for the eighth time, after serving a sentence for housebreaking. Immediately, he goes back to his old life, providing for his expensive tastes by executing a series of daring burglaries. Written by alfiehitchie

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Also Known As
  • Cabalgando sobre un tigre (Spain)
  • Çapkin Soyguncu (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Um gatuno sedutor (Portugal)
  • Wer einen Tiger reitet (West Germany)
  • Fasadklättraren (Sweden)
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  • 103 min
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Trivia The title comes from an Indian proverb, "He who rides a tiger can never dismount". See more »
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