Main title from They Made Me a Fugitive (1947). Based on the novel by Jackson Budd ‘A Convict has Escaped’

They Made Me a Fugitive

(1947)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Crime, Drama | 1h 41min |
A
| Stars: Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Griffith Jones | Director: Alberto Cavalcanti
30th April at 4pm on Talking Pictures TV

An ex-RAF pilot is drawn into black marketeering. Framed for a killing, he escapes from Dartmoor and takes revenge on the gang leader

Gangway for Gangland’s Blazing Guns!

Cast

(25)
Sally Gray
Sally
Rene Ray
Cora
Mary Merrall
Aggie
Charles Farrell
Curley
Michael Brennan
Jim
Jack McNaughton
Soapy
Cyril Smith
Bert
John Penrose
Shawney
Eve Ashley
Ellen
Phyllis Robins
Olga
Bill O’Connor
Bill
Maurice Denham, English actor, photograph (1)
Maurice Denham
Mr Fenshaw
Vida Hope
Mrs Fenshaw
Ballard Berkeley
Rockliffe
Derek Birch
Police Constable Murray
The African Queen (1951) screenshot (4) | Peter Bull
Peter Bull
Fidgity Phil
Gordon Court
Sergeant
Lyn Evans
Lorry Driver
Enid Cruickshank
Club Hostess
Sebastian Cabot
Club Proprietor
Ida Patlanski
Soho Girl
Howard Douglas
Chief Warder
Charles Doe
Electrician
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Reviews

(1)

Deliberately squalid thriller that began a fashion for British realism, but now seems only momentarily interesting. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

(1)
Main title from They Made Me a Fugitive (1947). Based on the novel by Jackson Budd ‘A Convict has Escaped’

Production

(3)
Alberto Cavalcanti
Director
Jackson Budd
Writer (novel)
Noel Langley
Writer (screenplay)

Also known as

I Became a Criminal (USA)

Companies

(3)
A.R. Shipman Productions
Production company
Alliance Films Corporation
Production company
Warner Bros.
Distribution company