An all star cast enrich the film adaptation of one of the first wartime stage thrillers with Alastair Sim (Belles of St. Trinian's, An Inspector Calls), Leslie Banks (21 Days, The Man Who Knew Too Much), John Mills(Ice Cold In Alex) and fifteen year old George Cole(Minder).
A Fifth Column organisation, plan to kidnap a scienist from his country house laboratory. His assistant is supected of passing secret information to foreign agents.
The plot twists and turns to the bitter end as all the characters come under suspicion in true thriller style.
Anthony Asquith directs the film with style and assurance, taking advantage of Cole's remarkable screen debut and Sim's undisputed comic talents.
also known as Bombsight Stolen (1941)
Runtime: 97 min
Color: Black and White
If you like this film you're sure to enjoy Went the Day Well? or The Green Man..