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The Fallen Idol

Directed by Carol Reed
1948    1h 36m    Approved
Drama, Mystery, Thriller,
Philippe, an ambassador's son and good friend of Baines, major domo of the embassy, is confused by the complexities and evasions of adult life. He tries to keep secrets but ends up telling them. He lies to protect his friends, even though he knows he should tell the truth. Confusion reigns when Baines is suspected of murdering his wife and Philippe flips back and forth with the police.
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Cast of The Fallen Idol
  • Ralph RichardsonBaines
  • Michèle MorganJulie
  • Sonia DresdelMrs. Baines
  • Bobby HenreyPhillipe
  • Denis O'DeaInspector Crowe
  • Jack HawkinsDetective Ames
  • Walter FitzgeraldDr. Fenton
  • Dandy NicholsMrs. Patterson
  • Joan YoungMrs. Barrow
  • Karl StepanekFirst Secretary
  • Gerard HeinzAmbassador
  • Torin ThatcherPoliceman
  • James HayterPerry
  • Geoffrey KeenDetective Davis
  • Bernard LeeDetective Hart
  • John RuddockDr. Wilson
  • Hay PetrieClock Winder
  • Dora BryanRose
  • George WoodbridgePolice Sergeant
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