Gideon of Scotland Yard (1958)

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APPROVED | 91 min | Comedy Crime Drama | English | 01 February 1959 (UK, USA)

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Scotland Yard Inspector George Gideon starts his day off on the wrong foot when he gets a traffic-violation ticket from a young police officer. From there, his 'typical day" consists in learning that one of his most-trusted detectives has accepted bribes; hunts an escaped maniac who has murdered a girl; tracks a young girl suspected of a payroll robbery and, then, helps break up a bank robbery. His long day ends when he arrives at home and finds that his daughter has a date with the policeman who gave him a ticket that morning.

John Ford
T.E.B. Clarke (screenplay) John Creasey (novel)
Jack Hawkins Anna Lee Anna Massey Andrew Ray