Port of Escape

Port of Escape (1956)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1956-05-01
  • User Rating: 5.4/10 from 5 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 16min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Wellington
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Anthony Young
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Two sailors dock in London in search of a good time. But when one of them fatally stabs a man during a scuffle in a bar, the pair flee the scene, commandeer a boat and take the three women on board hostage as they try to outrun the law.

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  • Googie Withers

    as Anne Stirling
  • John McCallum

    as Mitch Gillis
  • Bill Kerr

    as Dinty Missouri
  • Joan Hickson

    as Rosalie Watchett
  • Wendy Danielli

    as Daphne Stirling
  • Hugh Pryse

    as Skinner
  • Alexander Gauge

    as Inspector Levins
  • Ewan Roberts

    as Sergeant Rutherford
  • Gerald Andersen

    as Det. Sgt. Shafto (as Gerald Anderson)
  • Basil Dignam

    as Det. Sgt. Crawford
  • Ingeborg von Kusserow

    as Lucy (as Ingeborg Wells)
  • Cameron Hall

    as Bates
  • Doug Robinson

    as Field
  • Jack Lester

    as Ship's Mate
  • George Rose

    as Publican
  • Robert Bruce

    as Policeman
  • Norman Pierce

    as Policeman
  • Leonard Llewellyn

    as Policeman
  • Carl Jaffe

    as Ship's Officer
  • Simon Lack

    as Reporter
  • Jim Brady

    as Man in Pub (uncredited)
  • Patrick Halpin

    as Crowd Member in Final Scene (uncredited)
  • George Hilsdon

    as Man in Pub (uncredited)
  • Jack Sharp

    as Passer-By (uncredited)
Directing Anthony Young Director
Editing Peter Pitt Editor
Writing Barbara S. Harper Screenplay
Writing Anthony Young Screenplay
Directing Barbara Wainwright Continuity
Writing Barbara S. Harper Story
Production Lance Comfort Producer
Sound Bretton Byrd Music
Camera Phil Grindrod Director of Photography
Crew Abby Mann Additional Writing
Art Don Russell Art Direction
Production Peter Dixon Production Manager
Directing Eric Pavitt Assistant Director
Sound Martin McLean Sound Recordist
Sound Clifford Sandall Sound Recordist
Editing John Pomeroy Supervising Editor