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Gideon's Day (Gideon of Scotland Yard)1958

Gideon's Day (Gideon of Scotland Yard) (1958)

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John Ford's account of one hectic day in the life of an English police inspector (Jack Hawkins). Kirby: Derek Bond. Kate: Anna Lee. Sally: Anna Massey. Simon: Andrew Ray. Paul: Ronald Howard. Joanna: Dianne Foster. Liggott: Frank Lawton. Ponsford: John Loder.

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Cast

Jack Hawkins
as Insp. George Gideon, Inspector George Gideon
Derek Bond
as Det. Sgt. Eric Kirby, Detective Sgt. Eric Kirby
Anna Lee
as Kate Gideon, Mrs. Kate Gideon
Anna Massey
as Sally Gideon
Dianne Foster
as Joanna Delafield
Andrew Ray
as P.C. Simon Farnaby-Green, PC Simon Farnaby-Green
Cyril Cusack
as Herbert "Birdie" Sparrow, Herbert `Birdy' Sparrow
James Hayter
as Mason, Robert Mason
Ronald Howard
as Paul Delafield
Howard Marion-Crawford
as Chief of Scotland Yard, The Chief
Laurence Naismith
as Arthur Sayer
Grizelda Harvey
as Mrs. Kirby
Frank Lawton
as Detective Sgt. Liggott
John Loder
as Ponsford "The Dupe", Ponsford, `The Dupe'
Marjorie Rhodes
as Mrs. Saparelli
Hermione Bell
as Dolly Saparelli
Michael Trubshawe
as Sgt. Golightly
Jack Watling
as Rev. Julian Small
Henry Longhurst
as Rev. Mr. Courtney
Michael Shepley
as Sir Rupert Bellamy
Nigel Fitzgerald
as Inspector Cameron
Maureen Potter
as Ethel Sparrow
Doreen Madden
as Miss Courtney
Miles Malleson
as Judge at Old Bailey
Billie Whitelaw
as Christine
Malcolm Ranson
as Ronnie Gideon
Mavis Ranson
as Jane Gideon
David Aylmer
as Manners
Brian Smith
as White-Douglas
Barry Keegan
as Riley chauffeur, Riley, Chauffeur
Stuart Saunders
as Chancery Lane Policeman
Joan Ingram
as Lady Bellamy
John Warwick
as Inspector Gillick
John Le Mesurier
as Prosecuting Attorney
Robert Bruce
as Defending Attorney
Alan Rolfe
as CID Man at Hospital
Derek Prentice
as 1st Employee
Alistair Hunter
as 2nd Employee
Helen Goss
as Woman Employer
Raymond Rollett
as Uncle Dick
Mary Donevan
as Usherette
Bart Allison
as Policeman
Michael O'Duffy
as Policeman
David Storm
as Court Clerk
Griselda Harvey
as Mrs. Kirby
Alastair Hunter
as 2nd Employee
Bryan Smith
as White-Douglas
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Critic Reviews for Gideon's Day (Gideon of Scotland Yard)

All Critics (3)

Hollywood's John Ford, who has sadly declined in skill since his great days as a director, has scant reason to feel proud of this heavy-handed crime comedy-drama, starring the capable Jack Hawkins.

October 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Corny but pleasantly dull detective story, that plays like a television program.

February 12, 2014 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Unusual John Ford police procedural has stalwart British cop taking on police corruption, violent crime and a serial killer, all shot in glowing almost hallucinatory color.

January 31, 2012 | Full Review…

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