Cat & Mouse


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Paul Rotha well known for his socialist documentaries wrote and directed this 1958 Anvil Production.

Based on a book by Michael Halliday, this British suspenseful thriller tells the story of Ann Coltby, (Ann Sears) the daughter of a convicted and executed killer. She believes she has murdered blackmailer Hilton Edwards who wants some diamonds that her father stole. She is befriended by fellow victim of the blackmailer and army deserter Rod Fenner, (Lee Patterson). Does he have an ulterior motive?

Cat & Mouse
(aka The Desperate Ones)

Directed By
Paul Rotha

Lee Patterson – Rod Fenner
Ann Sears – Ann Coltby
Victor Maddern – Supt. Harding
Hilton Edwards – Mr. Scruby
Roddy McMillan – Mr. Pomeroy
Diana Fawcett – Mrs. Pomeroy
George Rose – Second-hand Clothes Dealer

Year of Production 1958

Running Time: 76 mins approx
Black & White
Format: 4:3
Region: 0
Sound: Dual Mono
Encryption: CSS

Additional information

Weight 0.101 kg
Dimensions 13.5 × 19.5 × 1.5 cm