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The Gilded Cage (1955)

Steve and Harry become involved in an art theft. Harry is framed by the crooks, and arrested by the police. Steve has to prove his brother's innocence.

Director:

John Gilling

Writers:

Brock Williams (screenplay), Paul Erickson (from an original story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Alex Nicol ... Capt. Steve Anderson
Veronica Hurst Veronica Hurst ... Marcia Farrell
Clifford Evans ... Ken Aimes
Ursula Howells Ursula Howells ... Brenda Lucas
Elwyn Brook-Jones Elwyn Brook-Jones ... Bruno Lucas
John Stuart ... Harding
Michael Alexander Michael Alexander ... Harry Anderson
Ronan O'Casey ... Charles Liddell
Trevor Reid Trevor Reid ... Inspector Brace
Charles Wade Charles Wade ... Sumarko
Patrick Jordan Patrick Jordan ... Sergeant Miller
Marie Bryant Marie Bryant ... Dancer
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Storyline

Steve and Harry become involved in an art theft. Harry is framed by the crooks, and arrested by the police. Steve has to prove his brother's innocence.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1955 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Treffpunkt Palette See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Tempean Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Opening Credits: The characters portrayed in this film are wholly fictitious. See more »

Goofs

Capt Anderson asks where he can find Miss Farrell. He is told to try her dressing room "No 1". Anderson then goes to a dressing room numbered "25" and knocks on the door. See more »

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Only for the record...
3 February 2013 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

That was one of the few John Gilling's films that still miss in my collection. The other which I don't have ones are probably comedies or features that I search not very hard. I saw all his horror, adventure and crime movies. This one is not the best ever directed by him. Pure routine crime flick, with an American fly-boy - military guy - played by Alex Nicol who tries to find a murderer...

Nearly a sleepy story for me who likes unusual tales, or action packed ones in replacement of a certain originality. Not a bad movie either. But lost in an ocean of billions of ones very like. Just a rare film from a famous UK director, who would deserve to be shown more often in film libraries all over the world. I found many good features among those he made: MAN INSIDE, TIGER BY THE TAIL, VOICE OF MERRIL, PICK UP ALLEY, and I talk here only of the crime flicks; well not them all.

Don't miss it, although...


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