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He Who Rides a Tiger (1965)

Peter Rayston (Tom Bell), has been in and out of prison most of his life. At thirty-years-old, he is released for the eighth time, after serving a sentence for housebreaking. Immediately, ... See full summary »

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Charles Crichton

Writer:

Trevor Peacock
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Bell ... Peter Rayston
Judi Dench ... Joanne
Paul Rogers ... Supt. Taylor
Kay Walsh ... Mrs. Woodley
Ray McAnally ... Orphanage Superintendent
Jeremy Spenser ... The Panda
Peter Madden ... Peepers Woodley
Inigo Jackson Inigo Jackson ... Det. Sgt. Scott
Annette Andre ... Julie
Edina Ronay ... Anna
Nicolette Pendrell Nicolette Pendrell ... Ellen
Ralph Michael Ralph Michael ... Carter
Frederick Piper Frederick Piper ... Mr. Steed
Rita Webb Rita Webb ... Flower Seller
Robin Hughes ... Det. Sgt. Crowley
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Peter Rayston (Tom Bell), has been in and out of prison most of his life. At thirty-years-old, he is released for the eighth time, after serving a sentence for housebreaking. Immediately, he goes back to his old life, providing for his expensive tastes by executing a series of daring burglaries. Written by alfiehitchie

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1965 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Cabalgando sobre un tigre See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Copier inventor Chester Carlson was watching this movie in the Festival Theatre on 57th St. in New York City when he suffered a fatal heart attack. See more »

Soundtracks

Bolero For Vibrafoon
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Music by Frank Rothman
De Wolfe Music Ltd
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Notable for the chance to see two great veteran actors when they were young and beautiful
18 June 2001 | by morrowmmmSee all my reviews

A tale of a master thief and his attraction to a young and somewhat naive girl. Girl tries to change his ways but to no avail. Notable for the youthful appearances of two great actors. At this time Tom Bell was much better known than Judi Dench. Good acting in an indifferent story but good shots of a Maserati when this marque was in its heyday.(Mistrale)


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