The Frightened Man

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

Junk dealer Victor's dreams for his son are diminished when the young man is thrown out of Oxford because of poor grades. After the boy hooks up with a gang of jewel thieves for whom his father is secretly the fence, Victor tries to keep him from participating in a dangerous foray. The son does so anyway and is killed. This decent crime drama was written...read more

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Junk dealer Victor's dreams for his son are diminished when the young man is thrown out of Oxford because of poor grades. After the boy hooks up with a gang of jewel thieves for whom his father is secretly the fence, Victor tries to keep him from participating in a dangerous foray. The son

does so anyway and is killed. This decent crime drama was written and directed by John Gilling, known for his efficient low-budget adventures and thrillers.

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