Serving a jail sentence for a crime he didn't commit, Paul Langley makes several attempts to escape from prison, in order to clear his name. He also has other problems, his wife is about to go into labor with their first baby.

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Lee Patterson ...
Paul Langley
Conrad Phillips ...
Sgt. Morrison
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Inspector Walters
Jack Allen ...
Dr. Hayden
Yvette Wyatt ...
Ann Fisher
Gillian Vaughan ...
Wendy
Felicity Young ...
Joan Langley
Trevor Maskell ...
Dr. Lucas
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Serving a jail sentence for a crime he didn't commit, Paul Langley makes several attempts to escape from prison, in order to clear his name. He also has other problems, his wife is about to go into labor with their first baby.

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First screened to cinemas in England as a second feature, it was later in 1961 screened in America as an episode in the first series of Kraft Mystery Theater (1959). See more »

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

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Nicely made and won't disappoint.
16 February 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is another surprise packet dragged from the obscurity barrel. The mainly unknown actors are excellent, the camera work is exceptionally good and the direction is tight and effective.

It's a real pity that there is not more substance to the plot, which has a convict escape prison to be by the side of his wife when she gives birth to their first child. There are complications with the birth from which the wife dies just as the husband manages to get to her.

While this could be turned into a melodramatic tear jerker, that doesn't happen here due to the fast pace of the movie and the inevitable recapture of the husband after the mandatory chase through the hospital.

Certainly this will not make any 'Top 10' list but is well worth watching for the bit under an hour run time. 3.5 / 5


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