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The Last Appointment (1954)

Final Appointment (original title)
A reporter and his girlfriend--also a reporter--investigate threats against a retired army officer and discover that they're linked to a series of murders and a court-martial that occurred during the war.

Director:

Terence Fisher

Writers:

Kenneth R. Hayles (screenplay) (as Kenneth Hayles), Sidney Nelson (adapted from an original play "Death Keeps A Date") | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Bentley ... Mike Billings
Eleanor Summerfield Eleanor Summerfield ... Jenny
Hubert Gregg ... Hartnell
Liam Redmond ... Inspector Corcoran
Jean Lodge Jean Lodge ... Laura Robens
Meredith Edwards ... Martin
Sam Kydd ... Vickery
Charles Farrell ... Percy
Peter Bathurst Peter Bathurst ... Harold Williams
Arthur Lowe ... Barratt
Gerald Case Gerald Case ... Australian Official
Jessica Cairns Jessica Cairns ... War Office Typist
Tony Hilton Tony Hilton ... Jimmy
Henry De Bray Henry De Bray ... Restaurant Manager
John H. Watson John H. Watson ... Police Sergeant
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Storyline

A reporter and his girlfriend--also a reporter--investigate threats against a retired army officer and discover that they're linked to a series of murders and a court-martial that occurred during the war.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1954 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Last Appointment See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Followed by Dead Lucky (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Sleepy Marionette
(uncredited)
Music by Charles Williams
Lafleur Music Ltd
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A Man With A Grudge Kills 5 men
5 October 2001 | by AlaGls1See all my reviews

Another short B-picture made in Britain this concerns a man, who, having been court-marshalled during the war, kills five of the six officers who took part in his case. A newspaper reporter (played by John Bentley) and his girl friend (Elanor Summerfield) discover the identity of the sixth man, now a solicitor (Hubert Gregg) and protects him from the killer. But there is a twist in the tail, for the suspect is not the man we have been led to believe it was....


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