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The Verdict (1964)

Joe Armstrong, a big-time racketeer, is deported back to Great Britain from America to find himself facing a murder rap for a killing he had committed twenty years before.

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David Eady

Writer:

Arthur La Bern (screenplay) (as Arthur la Bern)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cec Linder ... Joe Armstrong
Zena Marshall ... Carola
Nigel Davenport ... Larry Mason
Paul Stassino ... Danny Thorne
Derek Francis Derek Francis ... Supt. Brett
John Bryans John Bryans ... Prendergast
Derek Partridge ... Peter
John Glyn-Jones John Glyn-Jones ... Harry (as Glyn Jones)
David Cargill ... Johnny
Derek Aylward Derek Aylward ... Phillip-Greene
William Dysart William Dysart ... Det. Sgt. Good
John Moore John Moore ... House Detective
Kenneth Benda ... Lord Chief Justice
William Raynor William Raynor ... Clerk of the Court
Denis Holmes Denis Holmes ... Mr. Matthews
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Joe Armstrong, a big-time racketeer, is deported back to Great Britain from America to find himself facing a murder rap for a killing he had committed twenty years before.

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UK

Language:

English

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1964 (UK) See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious and any similarity to actual persons and events is purely coincidental. See more »

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Double double cross
3 August 2018 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

Cecil Linder is an American gangster who is deported to London because he has a British passport.Trouble is that he has used the fingerprints of a man he murdered to get the passport.So Scotland Yard pinch him for this murder which took place 25 years ago.However he plans to avoid justice by substituting Nigel Davenport for one of the jurorsHowever Davenport double crosses him,so is found guilty.However this has unexpected consequences for Davenport.Quite neat.


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