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The Child and the Killer (1959)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | February 1959 (UK)
On-the-run psychopathic escaped murderer Mather (Ryck Rydon) sweet-talks a very imaginative small boy Tommy (played by 11-year-old Richard Williams) into believing that if he quietly ... See full summary »

Director:

Max Varnel

Writers:

Brian Clemens (story), Eldon Howard (story)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Patricia Driscoll Patricia Driscoll ... Peggy
Robert Arden ... Joe
Richard Williams Richard Williams ... Tommy
Ryck Rydon Ryck Rydon ... Mather
Gordon Sterne Gordon Sterne ... Sergeant
John McLaren John McLaren ... Major Finch
Garry Thorne Garry Thorne ... Cpl. Prior (as Gary Thorne)
Frank Ellement Frank Ellement ... Cpl. White
Robert Raglan ... Inspector
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Storyline

On-the-run psychopathic escaped murderer Mather (Ryck Rydon) sweet-talks a very imaginative small boy Tommy (played by 11-year-old Richard Williams) into believing that if he quietly fetches him a gun and food, Mather will give him a favorable introduction to outlaw Jesse James. Written by Norbert Harris

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1959 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man in the Shadows See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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