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We Shall See (1964)

| Drama | 1964 (UK)
The controlling wife of a pilot wants her husband to quit flying.

Director:

Quentin Lawrence

Writer:

Donal Giltinan (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Maurice Kaufmann ... Evan Collins
Faith Brook ... Alva Collins
Alec Mango ... Ludo
Alex MacIntosh Alex MacIntosh ... Greg Thomas
Hugh Paddick Hugh Paddick ... Connell
Talitha Pol Talitha Pol ... Jirina
Bridget Armstrong ... Rosemary Layton
William Abney William Abney ... Shaw
Donald Morley ... Police Superintendent
Rosemarie Frankland ... Waitress
Marianne Stone ... Jenny
David Dodimead David Dodimead ... Surgeon
John Kidd ... Solicitor
Stephen Jack Stephen Jack ... Magistrate
Maxwell Foster Maxwell Foster ... Clerk of the Court
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The controlling wife of a pilot wants her husband to quit flying.

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Evan wears the ribbons of Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Flying Cross and 1939-1945 Star. It is unusual that he does not also have the ribbons for the Defence Medal and the War Medal 1939-1945. Shaw wears the ribbons of the Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939-1945 Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 1939-1945. See more »

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Edited into The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre: We Shall See (1964) See more »

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Where was Doctor Corder?
27 October 2013 | by wilvramSee all my reviews

I don't know much about Edgar Wallace's original novel, not one of his better known works, but given its alternative title, The Gaol Breakers, it doesn't seem likely it had much connection with what is on offer here. Alva is the vicious and controlling wife of a civil airline pilot, she also has a phobia about bees. With a whole casebook of psychological problems, she would have been more at home in an episode of The Human Jungle under the guidance of Herbert Lom's Dr. Roger Corder, a series that was wrapping up at about the time this film was shot. Like many British second features, it has some good acting and Faith Brook is excellent as Alva, bringing out her vulnerability and evoking some sense of pity for an otherwise deeply unlikeable character. Sadly there is very little suspense and tension and far too much talk, so for a thriller it's not very thrilling.


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English

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1964 (UK) See more »

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