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The Embezzler (1954)

Bank robber's plans for a wealthy lifestyle gradually turn to more noble aims.

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Bank robber's plans for a wealthy lifestyle gradually turn to more noble aims.

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First feature film of Peggy Mount. See more »

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Henry Paulson: Doctor, how long have I got?
Doctor: If you don't overdo it, possibly two years.
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Standard 1950's British drama
27 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

Long time bank teller (Charles Victor) learns he has only 2 years to live due to an illness. He decides he wants to enjoy his remaining time so embezzles a swag of money from his employer and plans to travel to Europe. But the cops are on his trail so he heads for a British seaside guesthouse where he blends into the social scene. But a fellow villain spots him and the blackmail begins.

Standard 1950's British drama and not bad entertainment for a rainy Sunday afternoon. You could do worse.


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