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The Rossiter Case (1951)

A husband cheats on his disabled wife--who has been paralyzed in a car accident--with her sister. When the sister is murdered he is accused of the crime, but it turns out that he may not be the killer after all.

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Francis Searle
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Cast

Cast overview:
Helen Shingler Helen Shingler ... Liz Rossiter
Clement McCallin Clement McCallin ... Peter Rossiter
Sheila Burrell ... Honor
Frederick Leister Frederick Leister ... Sir James Ferguson
Ann Codrington Ann Codrington ... Marty
Henry Edwards ... Dr. Bendix
Dorothy Batley Dorothy Batley ... Nurse West
Gabrielle Blunt Gabrielle Blunt ... Alice
Eleanor Bryan Eleanor Bryan ... Agnes
Ewen Solon ... Inspector
Robert Percival Robert Percival ... Sergeant
Dennis Castle Dennis Castle ... Constable
Frederic Steger Frederic Steger ... Hobson
Stanley Baker ... Joe
Anthony Allen Anthony Allen ... Arthur
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A husband cheats on his disabled wife--who has been paralyzed in a car accident--with her sister. When the sister is murdered he is accused of the crime, but it turns out that he may not be the killer after all.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 1951 (UK) See more »

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Hammer Films See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Gipsy Play Your Serenade
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Music by Mischa Michaeloff
Lyrics by Winifred Palmer (as Peter Kane)
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Stanley Baker as an extra with one line of script
3 April 2017 | by howardmorleySee all my reviews

The only point of interest in this way too talky film was seeing a young Stanley Baker as a glorified extra cast as Joe who is entrusted with one line of dialogue by the producers and yet he became the more famous of the cast.Other reviewers have given the basic premise of this 1950 film which could have been edited to one half its length.I will not repeat the sparse plot and I only rated it 6/10.The only actor familiar to me was seeing Euen Solon as the police inspector.I agree with another user's review, it should not have been filmed but consigned to the radio at a time when most of the population went to the cinema to see their heroes and heroines of the silver screen and listened to the radio.


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