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Tiger by the Tail

  • Film

Time Out says

It was once a sure sign that a career was in decline when a Hollywood actor was reduced to accepting a part in a British movie. That was the fate that befell Larry Parks, who'd so memorably played Al Jolson a few years before. As a former communist, he was hounded by the House Un-American Activities Committee. It would be nice to think that the Brits found him a vehicle worthy of his talents, but this soporific thriller adapted from John Mair's novel Never Come Back is nothing of the sort. He plays an American journalist kidnapped by a gang of hoodlums when he gets wind of their plans.
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Release Details

  • Duration:85 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:John Gilling
  • Screenwriter:John Gilling, Willis Goldbeck
  • Cast:
    • Larry Parks
    • Constance Smith
    • Lisa Daniely
    • Cyril Chamberlain
    • Donald Stewart
    • Thora Hird
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