Bradford Stewart, a young American surgeon studying in Germany, is dining in Cologne with a German friend, Ritter Bloem, a philosopher and a patriotic German. The latter is called away by ... See full summary »
When you throw a pebble into a still pond, you'll watch that calmness interrupted as the ripples flow out, growing as they move out. This film works in the exact same way, the moment that clerk does the tiniest thing, not paying for his bus ticket, things spiral out of control, getting worse and worse.
I loved it, I thought it was clever, original, amusing, and a definite warning, 'always pay for your train and bus tickets,' had he done so, would any of the unfortunate events have occurred, who knows.
The acting was terrific, Dermot Walsh, Jack Watling and Susan Shaw in particular, and of course a wonderfully humorous turn from the wonderful Joan Hickson as the Barmaid.
Overall, I would class this fifties film as excellent. 9/10
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