Tiger by the Tail


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On assignment to London, American newspaper hack John Desmond, (Larry Parks) meets a mysterious woman (Lisa Daniely) in a nightclub and a brief romance ensues, but our mystery lady is part of a counterfeit ring and Desmond is caught up in the whole affair. Desmond along with his English secretary the beautiful (Constance Smith) are kidnapped by the gang who will stop at nothing to retrieve a diary containing vital information. Also stars Alexander Gauge (Friar Tuck)
and watch out for farm hand Thora Hird and cleaning lady Margot Bryant (Minnie Caldwell) of Coronation Street fame.

Directed By
John Gilling

Larry Parks – John Desmond
Constance Smith – Jane Claymore
Donald Stewart – Macauly
Cyril Chamberlain – C.A. Foster
Ronan O`Casey – Nick, lead henchman
Lisa Daniely – Anna Ray
Alexander Gauge – Fitzgerald
Ronald Leigh-Hunt – Doctor Scott, psychiatrist
June Rodney -Young Psychiatric Nurse
Joan Heal – Annabella, farm girl
Thora Hird – Mary, farm girl
Marie Bryant -Melodie – nightclub singer
Russell Westwood -Sam
John H. Watson Truscott -phoney arresting con.
Robert Moore -Clarke

Year of Production 1955

Running Time: 79 mins approx
Black & White
Format: 4:3
Region: 0
Sound: Dual Mono
Encryption: CSS

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Weight 0.101 kg
Dimensions 13.5 × 19.5 × 1.5 cm