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The Last Man to Hang (1956)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | December 1956 (USA)
Sir Roderick Strood is on trial for the murder of his wife.

Director:

Terence Fisher

Writers:

Ivor Montagu (screenplay), Max Trell (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Conway ... The Story: Roderick
Elizabeth Sellars ... The Story: Daphne
Eunice Gayson ... The Story: Elizabeth
Freda Jackson ... The Story: Mrs. Tucker
Hugh Latimer Hugh Latimer ... The Story: Mark
Ronald Simpson Ronald Simpson ... The Story: Dr. Cartwright
Victor Maddern ... The Jury: Bonaker
Anthony Newley ... The Jury: Gaskin
Margaretta Scott ... The Jury: Mrs. Cranshaw
Leslie Weston Leslie Weston ... The Jury: Bayfield
Bill Shine ... The Jury: Underhay
Anna Turner Anna Turner ... The Jury: Lucy Prynne
Jack Lambert Jack Lambert ... The Jury: Major Forth
Harold Goodwin ... The Jury: Cheed
Joan Newell ... The Jury: Mrs. Iseley
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Sir Roderick Strood is on trial for the murder of his wife.

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The Love Triangle That Became a Circle...of Rope!

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Crime | Drama

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The Story: Daphne: We've been married 10 years - I think I know my Roderick. He's not in love with this other woman. He's rebelling against me because I love him too much.
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Victor Madden: a British Henry Fonda?
15 July 2018 | by trimmerb1234See all my reviews

As reviewer John Howard Reid has pointed out, there is a section in the film too close for coincidence with the entirely famous and superior 1957 "12 Angry Men! where one juror holds out against the rest

This is a film of two halves, so different in quality as to be quite mystifying. The first half features the rather wooden Tom Conway who is really not up to interpreting his rather poorly scripted role but fairly essential viewing to understand the second half, the murder trial at the Old Bailey. This is well done by nearly all concerned - far better written, acted and directed. This is the engrossing part, the first half just a make weight. Quite a good cast including an impressive young Anthony Newley


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1956 (USA) See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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