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The Stable Door (1966)

| Short | 1966 (UK)
This is a film made as an elaborate advert for the Insurance Industry. A group of criminals conspire to rob a warehouse which has also been spotted as a vulnerable target by an insurance ... See full summary »

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Pat Jackson

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Derry Quinn (script)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Harry Locke ... The Mob
Frank Jarvis Frank Jarvis ... The Mob
Harry Fowler ... The Mob
Jack MacGowran ... The Mob (as Jack Macgowran)
James Donnelly James Donnelly ... The Mob
Edward Rhodes Edward Rhodes ... The Mob
Maurice Taylor Maurice Taylor ... The Mob
Vincent Harding ... The Mob
Dandy Nichols ... The Mob
Henry B. Longhurst Henry B. Longhurst ... Mr. Frampton (as Henry Longhurst)
Ernest Clark ... Mr. Craig
Timothy Bateson ... Mr. Head
Clifford Earl Clifford Earl ... Det. Inspector
Frank Forsyth
Mary Harris Mary Harris
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This is a film made as an elaborate advert for the Insurance Industry. A group of criminals conspire to rob a warehouse which has also been spotted as a vulnerable target by an insurance salesman who suggests precautions, including buying insurance. Will the works be done in time and sufficient to stop the robbers? Written by Muswellmovies

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Language:

English

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Cinematography by Stephen Dade BSC, who later would go on to photograph Zulu . See more »

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Closing credits of film finishes with a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II with the text God Save the Queen at the bottom of the picture and the national anthem playing. See more »

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Every b character actor present
25 September 2019 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

A message from the insurance companies to businesses about the need forcrime prevention. Billboards shout that yet another dock strike is underway. There are still steam trains on the railway. Many well known character actors can be seen


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