A happily-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she wrongly believed was killed in the Blitz.
Did You Know?
Martin Radley makes a comment about the false name he used when he rang Barbara Everton and links it to the poem "Enoch Arden". This is a poem published in 1864 by Alfred Lord Tennyson
, the Poet Laureate at the time. The poem is about a man who goes to sea to earn money to support his wife and family and returns after ten years to find his wife is remarried with a new child. See more
The position of Eddie, the pawnbroker, varies between shots when Martin Radley is trying to pawn the pendant. See more
I've decided to leave England, Barbara, and incidentally to leave you in peace for the rest of your life.
Well I wish you had done so without telling me that you were alive.
No doubt, but I'm afraid that was impossible. I'm broke, my dear, and air passages are strictly cash. I need £500.
I haven't a penny.
[Martin looks around Barbara's opulent drawing room
You disguise the fact admirably.