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The Fallen Idol
(1948)

Country: UK

Genre: Drama, Thriller

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Synopsis

Philippe, 8 year old son of an ambassador in London, is left for a weekend in the care of the butler Baines and his stern housekeeper-wife. Baines, whom Philippe worships, is in love with Julie, a typist at the embassy. The little boy follows the lovers to a tea shop and overhears their decision to part, as the future can hold no happiness for them. Later, while spying on Julie, Mrs Baines accidently falls to her death from a window. Terrified, thinking that Baines has murdered his wife, the boy runs into the street in his pyjamas.

Notes

  • Adapted from the Graham Greene story 'The Basement Room'

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Cast

  • Bobby Henrey
    (Phillipe)
  • Ralph Richardson
  • Michèle Morgan
  • Sonia Dresdel
  • Denis O'Dea
  • Jack Hawkins

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