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Nowhere to Go (1958)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 11 March 1959 (USA)
Paul Gregory is sprung from jail in London by his accomplice after getting a stretch as expected for robbing a woman who falls for his charms. Only he knows how to get to the money, but his... See full summary »

Directors:

Seth Holt, Basil Dearden (uncredited)

Writers:

Donald MacKenzie (novel), Seth Holt (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
George Nader ... Paul Gregory
Maggie Smith ... Bridget Howard
Bernard Lee ... Victor Sloane, alias Lee Henderson
Geoffrey Keen ... Inspector Scott
Bessie Love ... Harriet P. Jefferson
Harry H. Corbett ... Danny Sullivan (as Harry Corbett)
Andree Melly ... Rosa - Cocktail waitress
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Storyline

Paul Gregory is sprung from jail in London by his accomplice after getting a stretch as expected for robbing a woman who falls for his charms. Only he knows how to get to the money, but his partner is getting greedy and as things turn sour Gregory finds that home in Canada is a long way away. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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...except into a woman's arms! See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brott lönar sig inte See more »

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Budget:

$468,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Ealing Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

2 : 1
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Trivia

Originally cut to 87 minutes and was the second feature on a double-bill with Torpedo Run (1958). For a DVD release in 2013 it was restored to a running time of 100 minutes. See more »

Goofs

When Paul Gregory looks down on the farmhouse from the hillside shelter, the sun shines directly on his face. However, the shadows at the front of the house indicate that the sun's position is different. See more »

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References Giant (1956) See more »

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decline of a great studio
1 September 2013 | by rupieSee all my reviews

I watched this because it is a product of the great Ealing Studio of West London, although it was released under the imprimis of both Ealing and MGM. Evidently Ealing and MGM had come to some sort of a working agreement. The movie is a complete departure from the quirkily distinctive films of Ealing's heyday - Man in the White Suit, Lavender Hill Mob, Whiskey Galore, The Ladykillers. All of those films had a distinctive and gentle take on the British national character. Nowhere to Go is a straightforward crime drama, and forgoes that unique Ealing flavor. For what it is it isn't bad. It's good to see Maggie Smith in one of her earliest roles, and Bernard Lee, who will always be remembered as "M" in the Bond movies. Paul Gregory for me is rather wooden. However, there a few too incredulities in the plot, and the ending is a disappointment. The earlier Ealing movies always put a sense of closure on things. This movie just sort of stops, in what seems to be a gesture toward nihilism.


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