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THE WEAK AND THE WICKED


Title of the Film THE WEAK AND THE WICKED
Alternative Titles YOUNG AND WILLING
English Titles  
Year of Release 1954
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) British
Run Time (in minutes) 88
Length (in meters) 2422
Colour b/w
Genre Drama
Based on/Source Book "Who Lie in Gaol" by Joan Henry
Production Companies Associated British Picture Corporation, Marble Arch Productions
Producer(s) Victor Skutezky
Director J. Lee Thompson
Cast Glynis Johns, Diana Dors, Jane Hylton, Sidney James
Literature Picture Post, 28 November 1953
Kinematograph Weekly, 14 January 1954
Jewish Chronicle, 5 February 1954
Spectator, 5 February 1954
Times, 8 February 1954
Punch, 17 February 1954
Variety, 17 February 1954
Picturegoer, 27 February 1954
Monthly Film Bulletin, February 1954
New York Times, 21 August 1954
Special notes Scenario editor: Frederick Gotfurt
"Producer Victor Skutetzky has sat down in an armchair behind the camera, his hands folded as in prayer before his face the wise, resigned face of a tamed Indian elephant." (Robert Muller, Picture Post)




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