A Quiet Game of Cards (1962)

A group of old friends, all self-made men, meet each week for a quiet game of cards. But they're bored with poker, bored with their successful, predictable lives. Perhaps planning a murder would relieve the boredom.

Director:

Alvin Rakoff

Writer:

Reginald Rose

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Cast

Cast overview:
Bernard Braden Bernard Braden ... Albert Sturbridge
Patrick Barr ... Raymond Cunningham
John Barrie ... George McBurnie
Alan Gifford ... Foster Merrill
Nigel Green ... Leonard Wales
Rowena Torrance Rowena Torrance ... McBurnie's Secretary
Marion Mathie Marion Mathie ... Sylvia Cunningham
Madeleine Burgess Madeleine Burgess ... Maid
Oliver Johnston ... Dr. Carmichael
Sonia Fox ... Dr. Carmichael's Secretary
Horace Sequeira Horace Sequeira ... Night Watchman
Terry Raven Terry Raven ... Douglas Cunningham
Colin Maitland ... Student
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A group of old friends, all self-made men, meet each week for a quiet game of cards. But they're bored with poker, bored with their successful, predictable lives. Perhaps planning a murder would relieve the boredom.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 1962 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono
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This was a British production of the 1959 American TV play of the same title, which was a segment of the "Playhouse 90" series. See more »

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