An escaped killer hides out by forcing a travelling family to take him with them.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dermot Walsh ...
John Sewell
Jane Barrett ...
Mary Sewell
Marilyn Baker ...
Ann Sewell
Anthony Pavey ...
Michael Sewell
Alan MacNaughtan ...
Det. Sgt. Daley (as Alan Macnaughtan) (as Alan Mac Naughtan)
Jameson Clark ...
Scotty (as Jamieson Clark)
Motor Cycle Policeman
Marianne Stone ...
Mrs. Simon
Arnold Bell ...
Sergeant at Road Block
Avril Angers ...
Girl Hiker
Bill Shine ...
Man Hiker
Peter Swanwick ...
Travelling Salesman
Hal Osmond ...
Hospital Orderly
Trevor Reid ...
Dover Police Inspector


An escaped killer hides out by forcing a travelling family to take him with them.

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Release Date:

April 1956 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Politi gennem politispærring  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Hook up the caravan and get more than you bargain for
29 February 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this film on TV when I was a kid and was totally absorbed. I still like this type of old British movie. I think it's the good old-fashioned storyline with lots of suspense that does it for me.

So here we have good old Dermot Walsh minding his own business, taking his family on a trip with the caravan in tow and ending up with a wanted criminal holding them hostage whilst on the move with their trailer. For me, the acting is more than decent and for anyone like me who has a penchant for rather cheaply made, but nonetheless good, black and white British second features of this era, it would be a very decent purchase if only it were available on DVD or VHS (hint, hint).

Yes, it's a pity that - ahem - Amazon don't have a great many of this type of good old British black and white on either DVD or VHS.

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