Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (5)

Violent Playground

(1958)

1 1 1 1 1
| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama | 1h 48min |
A
| Stars: Stanley Baker, Anne Heywood, David McCallum | Director: Basil Dearden

A junior liaison officer in the Liverpool slums falls in love with the sister of a fire-raiser

Cast

(39)
Photograph of Welsh actor, Stanley Baker (1). Autographed ‘Best wishes, Stanley Baker’
Truman
Anne Heywood
Cathie
David McCallum
Johnnie Murphy
Photograph of British actor, Peter Cushing (1)
Priest
Lou (John Slater) in overcoat, tie and hat in a scene from It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Sgt Walker
Main title from The Tenth Man (1936) featuring Clifford Evans
Heaven
Moultrie Kelsall
Superintendent
George A Cooper
Ch Insp
Brona Boland
Mary Murphy
Fergal Boland
Patrick Murphy
Michael Chow
Alexander
Tsai Chin
Primrose
Sean Lynch
Slick
Bernice Swanson
Meg
Freddie Starr
Tommy
Sheila Raynor
Mrs Catlin
Christopher Cooke
David Catlin
Irene Arnold
Mrs Baker
Oonagh Quinn
Jilly Baker
Ali Allen
Boy
Grace Arnold
Customer in Grocers Shop
John Boxer
Police Sergeant
Jeremy Bulloch
Pageboy at Hotel
Michael Collins
Police Officer in Patrol Car
Keith Crane
William
Victoria Harrington
Child
Melvyn Hayes
Kid in Johnnie’s Gang
Lindsay Hooper
Police Sergeant
Anthony John
Child
Stratford Johns
Police Constable
Robert Raglan
Doorman at Grand Hotel
Philip Ray
Stallholder
Lynne Roberts
Maureen Owen
John Bush
Gerrard Gibson
Robert Howell
Billy Lawrence
Phyllis Morris
Anthony Richmond
+ Show full cast (29 more)

Reviews

(1)

‘Realistic’ melodrama sabotaged by an entirely schematic and predictable plot; enervatingly dull until the siege climax. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

(14)
Poster from Violent Playground (1958) (1) featuring Anne Heywood, Stanley Baker and David McCallum
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (13)
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (12). Produced by Michael Relph
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (11)
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (10)
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (9)
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (8)
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (7). Tsai Chin, Michael Chow, Sean Lynch and Brona and Fergal Boland
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (6). With John Slater, Clifford Evans, George A Cooper, Moultrie Kelsall
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (5)
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (4). Michael Relph and Basil Dearden’s production
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (3). Stanley Baker, Peter Cushing, Anne Heywood, David McCallum in
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (2)
Main title from Violent Playground (1958) (1). The Rank Organisation presents

Production

(3)
Basil Dearden
Director
Michael Relph
Producer
James Kennaway
Writer

Companies

(1)
Violent Playground (1958) opening credits (1)
Rank Film Distributors
Distribution company