Main title from The Long Arm (1956) (5). Story by Robert Barr

The Long Arm

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| Film | | UK | B&W | Drama, Mystery | 1h 36min |
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Stars: Jack Hawkins, John Stratton, Dorothy Alison

A Scotland Yard superintendent solves a series of robberies

Scotland Yard’s most baffling case

Reviews (1)

Good straightforward police thriller with careful detail. (Halliwell’s)

Cast (25)

British actor Jack Hawkins wears a jacket and tie
Detective-Superintendent Tom Halliday
John Stratton
Detective-Sergeant Ward
Dorothy Alison
Mary Halliday
Michael Brooke
Tony Halliday
Sam Kydd
Police Constable in Information Room
Glyn Houston
Detective-Sergeant in ‘Q’ car
Richard Leech
‘Nightwatchman’ / Gilson
Newton Blick
Deputy Commander
Geoffrey Keen
Chief-Superintendent Jim Malcolm
Morry Hyams (Sydney Tafler) in his store in a scene from It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Stone
Peter Burton
Creasey
George Rose
Slob
Arthur Rigby
Detective-Inspector at Chester
Ralph Truman
Colonel Blenkinsop
Ian Bannen
The Young Workman – Stanley James
Maureen Davis
The Young Workman’s Wife – Mrs James
John Warwick
Detective-Inspector at Shipping Office
Joss Ambler
Cashier at Shipping Office
Barry Keegan
Detective-Constable in Hospital Ward
Alec McCowen
House Surgeon
Harry Locke
Secondhand Dealer
Nicholas Parsons
Police Constable Bates
Warwick Ashton
Newspaper Circulation Manager
Ursula Howells
Mrs Elliot / Mrs Gilson
David Davies
Welsh Police Constable
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Director

Charles Frend

Producer

Michael Balcon

Writer

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Production company


Ealing Studios

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Main title from The Long Arm (1956) (5). Story by Robert Barr
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Main title from The Long Arm (1956) (4). Jack Hawkins in
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Main title from The Long Arm (1956) (3). Michael Balcon production. Released through J Arthur Rank Film Distributors Limited
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Main title from The Long Arm (1956) (2). An Ealing Studios
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Main title from The Long Arm (1956) (1). The Rank Organisation presents
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