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The Frightened Man (1952)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | March 1952 (UK)
The hidden life of a second-hand dealer inadvertently ensnares his son. Julius Rosselli (Dermot Walsh), whose expulsion from Oxford and subsequent participation with jewel thieves breaks ... See full summary »

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John Gilling

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John Gilling
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dermot Walsh ... Julius
Barbara Murray ... Amanda
Charles Victor Charles Victor ... Rosselli
John Blythe ... Maxie
Michael Ward Michael Ward ... Cornelius
Thora Hird ... Vera
John Horsley ... Harry Armstrong
Annette D. Simmonds Annette D. Simmonds ... Marcella (as Annette Simmonds)
Martin Benson ... Alec Stone
Ballard Berkeley ... Inspector Bligh
Peter Bayliss ... Bilton
Thomas Gallagher Thomas Gallagher ... Matthews (as Thomas Galagher)
Reginald Dyson Reginald Dyson ... Dr. Luigi
Armand Guinle Armand Guinle ... Mr. Dent (as Amando Guinle)
Tony Spear Tony Spear ... Booking Clerk
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The hidden life of a second-hand dealer inadvertently ensnares his son. Julius Rosselli (Dermot Walsh), whose expulsion from Oxford and subsequent participation with jewel thieves breaks the heart of his father (Charles Victor), heads towards a calamity replete with Greek irony. Written by John Paul FD Morris

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1952 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Rosselli and Son See more »

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Tempean Films See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Harry Armstrong: You like him, don't you?
Amanda: Well, I don't dislike him - do you?
Harry Armstrong: Yes.
Amanda: Why?
Harry Armstrong: For one thing I don't like the way he treats his father...
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Good Thriller
27 May 2002 | by PaulW-7See all my reviews

I saw this on the television last night. It is a good 1950's B-movie thriller. Whilst the plot is a bit hackneyed in places, it is well acted and well directed. If you like this sort of film it is well worth a viewing. If you are not a fan of this sort of film, but want to kill 69 minutes, it should do the job.


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