The Detective

  • 1954
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

Alec Guinness is the perfect G.K. Chesterton character, the likable clerical detective on the trail of art thieves. Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch, Bernard Lee, Sidney James and Ernest Thesiger marvelously abet the stellar direction of Robert Hamer. Father Brown is an eccentric priest who takes it upon himself to transport a priceless cross from London to...read more

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Alec Guinness is the perfect G.K. Chesterton character, the likable clerical detective on the trail of art thieves. Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch, Bernard Lee, Sidney James and Ernest Thesiger marvelously abet the stellar direction of Robert Hamer. Father Brown is an eccentric priest who

takes it upon himself to transport a priceless cross from London to Rome. An international jewel thief steals the cross, and the enterprising priest sets out to get it back and save the thief's soul. An extremely entertaining and polished film with Guinness at his best.

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  • Review: Alec Guinness is the perfect G.K. Chesterton character, the likable clerical detective on the trail of art thieves. Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch, Bernard Lee, Sidney James and Ernest Thesiger marvelously abet the stellar direction of Robert Hamer. Father Br… (more)

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