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Crossroads to Crime (1960)

PC Don Ross suspects that a gang of lorry hijackers, operating from a transport café, is behind a series of vehicle thefts. When his suspicions are dismissed by his superiors, Ross decides ... See full summary »

Director:

Gerry Anderson

Writers:

Alun Falconer (screenplay), Edgar Wallace (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Oliver Anthony Oliver ... Don Ross
Ferdy Mayne ... Miles
George Murcell ... Diamond
Miriam Karlin Miriam Karlin ... Connie Williams
Victor Maddern ... Len
Patricia Heneghan Patricia Heneghan ... Joan Ross
Arthur Rigby Arthur Rigby ... Sergeant Pearson
David Graham ... Johnny
Harry Towb ... Paddy
Bill Sawyer ... Lorry Driver
Terence Brook ... Harry
Geoffrey Denton ... Butler
J. Mark Roberts J. Mark Roberts ... Phillips
Donald Tandy Donald Tandy ... Basher
David Sale David Sale ... Youth
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PC Don Ross suspects that a gang of lorry hijackers, operating from a transport café, is behind a series of vehicle thefts. When his suspicions are dismissed by his superiors, Ross decides to conduct his own undercover investigation, and sets out to collect vital evidence that could convict the gang.. Written by wxjuh

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Genres:

Crime

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1960 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgar Wallace: Crossroads to Crime See more »

Filming Locations:

Slough, Berkshire, England, UK

Company Credits

Production Co:

AP Films (APF) See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The pinball machine that Paddy plays in the cafe is an "Ace High" made by D. Gottlieb & Co. from 1957. See more »

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Standard Merton Park b film
10 January 2016 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

When I hear that evocative theme music and the bust of Edgar Wallace I can imagine myself back in the circle of the AND Golders Green at around 430 on a Sunday afternoon.This film is one of dozens of B films made at Merton Park.The film gets off to an exciting start with a policeman hanging on for dear life to a Ford Zephyr travelling at around 40 miles per hour.After that it is all rather downbeat hill with a pedestrian plot and a rather laboured climax.Anthony Oliver plays the policeman who for some reason decides to try and get the gang on his own.Given a desperate release by Network by virtue of the director Gerry Anderson who went on to greater success with puppets.


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