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A workaholic editor absolutely doesn't want to go on vacation with his wife. While his wife leaves to the holiday accomodation all forlorn, he stays at the office. Just at that time some ... See full summary »

Director:

Gordon Parry

Writers:

William Fairchild (adaptation), Robert Gaines (novel) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Hawkins ... Grant
Elizabeth Allan ... Susan Grant
Eva Bartok ... Mrs. Thorpe
Derek Farr ... Teale
Michael Goodliffe ... Kennedy
Martin Miller ... Dr. Brukmann
Walter Fitzgerald ... Black
Patricia Marmont Patricia Marmont ... Julie
Joseph Tomelty ... Dan
Jenny Jones Jenny Jones ... Jenny
Stephen Vercoe Stephen Vercoe ... Craig
Helen Haye ... Susan's Mother
Michael Howard Michael Howard ... Barrow
John Stuart ... Counsel for the Prosecution
Bruce Beeby Bruce Beeby ... Counsel for the Defence
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A workaholic editor absolutely doesn't want to go on vacation with his wife. While his wife leaves to the holiday accomodation all forlorn, he stays at the office. Just at that time some important news stories take place. Some children were tossed out of a home, a woman is accused of euthanasia, an alcoholic journalist goes after a missing atomic scientist and the world is shocked by a plane crash. The plane his wife took for the vacation. Written by Arnoud Tiele (zelva@tiele.nl)

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1954 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Dagens sensation See more »

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Production Co:

Jay Lewis Productions See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Check out Arthur Mullard as a police man outside the court house. See more »

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Grant: We've all got to be brave Jenny. Because it's no good being anything else, is it?
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1954 British quality fleet street drama - nice print on YouTube
29 January 2019 | by phlbrq58See all my reviews

Jack Hawkins was a solid actor who carries this in star fashion. I'm a fan of this era of britfilm. If move it closer to 7 but dating of plot elements make it a recc. For only specialty enthusiasts.


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