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Life at Stake (1957)

The Key Man (original title)
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Lee Patterson ...
Lionel Hulme
Hy Hazell ...
Gaby / Eva
Colin Gordon ...
Larry Parr
Philip Leaver ...
Smithers
Paula Byrne ...
Pauline
Henri Vidon ...
Hallow
Harold Kasket ...
Dimitriadi
Maudie Edwards ...
George Margo ...
Jeff, Photographer
Ian Wilson ...
Process Server
Billy Milton ...
French Waiter
Dennis Castle ...
Inspector
Dave Rhodes ...
Barber
James McLaughlin ...
Customer
Rex Rashley ...
Custodian
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Not a complete waste of time
18 October 2007 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Growing up in England in the fifties, this type of film seemed to show up every week on a provincial double bill. Lee Patterson seemed to be in lots of them; Danziger piccies I called them although the brothers did not produce this particular item.

Patterson plays a radio crime reporter looking into who has the loot from an old robbery. One of the robbers has just been released from prison and assorted bad guys are trying to find where he stashed the proceeds.The picture moves along at a decent clip and there is one pretty good car chase. Not inspirational but not a waste of time.

The movie is not available on DVD but Nostalgia Family Video have a good quality VHS version.


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