British film noir from the mid-50's

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Credited cast:
Dermot Walsh ...
Steve Curry
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Helen Grant
Ronald Howard ...
Robert Grant
Sam Kydd ...
Tim Bowers
Howard Lang ...
Greeko
Edwin Richfield ...
Teacher
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Zacki
Trevor Reid ...
Fraser
Richard Shaw ...
Joe
Tom Clegg ...
Vince (as Tommy Clegg)
Jessica Cairns ...
Julie
Frank Hawkins ...
Inspector Ryan
Angela Krefeld ...
Bar Hostess
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British film noir from the mid-50's

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First screened in British cinemas as a second feature, it was later in 1961 screened on American Television as episode #6 of Kraft Mystery Theater (1959). See more »

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Edited into Kraft Mystery Theater: The Hideout (1961) See more »

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Classic British "B" picture of the mid 1950s
30 November 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

In Britain in the 1950s when going to the cinema one could expect a cartoon, Pathe News, Trailers, a "B" picture usually an hour or thereabouts, and finally "The Big Film".This was a classic "B" picture cheaply produced in terms of cast, crew and special effects.I saw it today courtesy of YouTube and it amused me for that hour or so and I awarded it 6/10.The plot concerns illegal peddling of furs which have been infected with deadly anthrax, the usual gangsters and romance this time of the sister of the bent fur dealer with an insurance investigator (Dermot Walsh).The "special effects" look unconvincing as evidenced by the primitive editing and as the other reviewer states there was a trend to "ape" American movies when it came to filming gangster films at that time.


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