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The Walking Stick (1970)

GP | | Crime, Drama, Romance | April 1970 (UK)
A young woman's highly ordered and structured life is turned upside-down when she meets a handsome stranger at a party. Friendship soon develops into romance and for the first time in her ... See full summary »

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Leigh Hartley
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Deborah Dainton
Emlyn Williams ...
Jack Foil
Phyllis Calvert ...
Erica Dainton
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Douglas Dainton
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Arabella Dainton
Bridget Turner ...
Sarah Dainton
Dudley Sutton ...
Ted Sandymount
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Bertie Irons
David Savile ...
David Talbot
Derek Cox ...
Guard #1
Harvey Sambrook ...
Guard #2
Gwen Cherrell ...
Mrs. Hartley
Walter Horsbrugh ...
Mr. Maitland (as Walter Horsburgh)
Basil Henson ...
Insp. Malcolm
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A young woman's highly ordered and structured life is turned upside-down when she meets a handsome stranger at a party. Friendship soon develops into romance and for the first time in her life she is truly happy. This happiness is short lived, however, as little by little she discovers her partner has been lying to her about his past. It is soon revealed that he and his friends have been planning to rob the auction house that she works for and they require her inside knowledge in order to pull off the crime. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Trivia

The first film to feature Stanley Myers' "Cavatina" theme (later re-used to more famous advantage in 'The Deer Hunter'). See more »

Quotes

Deborah: Of course you can. What's love!? love is sex, hate, ambitious, selfishness, you name it.
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Referenced in American Sexual Revolution (1971) See more »

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Dance the Night Away
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Written by Mike Curb and Harley Hatcher
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Looking for this movie Please . I cannot find for rent or purchase anywhere, have tried library's ,Online Video stores, but no hope I would love to see this movie. I cannot believe , it must be out of print.

I recently saw the Movie - Blow up and loved it and bought it, David Hemming is truly an i-conic actor indeed and have read the story line on the walking stick, it sound interesting. If anyone has information on where I can locate the film Please let me know I thought for sure this database would have it for sale. I love classics like these ones and collect them all.


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