Thriller about a notorious jewel thief and murderer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ronald Howard ...
Det. Sgt. Fitzgerald
Mary Germaine ...
Kathleen Fraser
Jack Watling ...
Frank Mitchell
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Insp. Duggan
Stuart Lindsell ...
Lord Wexford (as R. Stuart Lindsel)
Gene Anderson ...
Renee Wexford
Kim Peacock ...
Tyrone Fraser
Peter Hammond ...
Andy Fraser
Ronald Leigh-Hunt ...
Dr. Milligan
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Ginger
Edwin Richfield ...
Bill Neilson
Alastair Hunter ...
Superintendent Carter
Vanda Godsell ...
Angela Neilson
Adrienne Fancey ...
Cynthia Leyland (as Adrienne Scott)
Michael McCarthy ...
Hawkins
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Thriller about a notorious jewel thief and murderer.

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Superintendent Carter: What we and the Home Secretary and the blasted newspapers want to know is "who is Flannelfoot"?
Ginger: Why don't you ask me what's going to win the Grand National?
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Fascinating Man
Music and Lyrics by John Tore (as John Toré)
Sung by Diana Coupland
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Better than usual British B mystery of the early fifties
29 April 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

There are lots of interesting location shots in this film showing early fifties London, with the scars of bombing still apparent. 'Flannelfoot' is the name given to a jewel thief because he makes no sound with his feet as he slips in and out stealing priceless gems. No one knows who he is, except that he is 'one of us', i.e. of the smart set. There are lots of red herrings, some darker red than others, swimming around in this story, where we are kept guessing until the last. My goodness, the manners and mores of yesteryear! There is one hilarious shot where four men in white dress scarves and black overcoats, clearly men of fashion out on the town for an evening, say 'We had better not call attention to ourselves,' as they seek to investigate the mystery incognito and mix with ordinary folk. Calling Michael Arlen! But this film is amusing and worth watching for those interested in old British movies and what things were like back then.


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