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The October Man (1947)

Not Rated
110 min | Crime, Mystery

Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has no alibi for the time she was killed.See moreJim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has no alibi for the time she was killed. Written by Mike Wilson See less
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Director
Roy Ward Baker (as Roy Baker)
Writer
Eric Ambler (novel) (screenplay)
Producer
Cinematographer
Editor
Alan Jaggs (as Alan L. Jaggs)
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Updated Aug 28, 1947

Release date
May 20, 1948 (United States)

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32 cast members
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John Mills
Jim Ackland Jim Ackland   See fewer
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Joan Greenwood
Jenny Carden Jenny Carden   See fewer
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Edward Chapman
Mr. Peachy Mr. Peachy   See fewer
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Kay Walsh
Molly Newman Molly Newman   See fewer
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Joyce Carey
Mrs. Vinton Mrs. Vinton   See fewer
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Catherine Lacey
Miss Selby Miss Selby   See fewer
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Adrianne Allen
Joyce Carden Joyce Carden   See fewer
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Felix Aylmer
Dr. Martin Dr. Martin   See fewer
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Frederick Piper
Det. Insp. Godby Det. Insp. Godby   See fewer
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John Boxer
Det. Sgt. Troth Det. Sgt. Troth   See fewer
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Patrick Holt
Harry Carden Harry Carden   See fewer
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George Benson
Mr. Pope Mr. Pope   See fewer
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Jack Melford
Wilcox Wilcox   See fewer
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Esme Beringer
Miss Heap Miss Heap   See fewer
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Ann Wilton
Miss Parsons Miss Parsons   See fewer
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James Hayter
Garage Man Garage Man   See fewer
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Frank Ling
Booking Office Clerk Booking Office Clerk   See fewer
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Philip Ray
Stebbins Stebbins   See fewer
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Edward Underdown
Passport Official Passport Official   See fewer
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John Salew
Ticket Inspector Ticket Inspector   See fewer
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Beckett Bould
Policement at Left Luggage Office (uncredited) Policement at Left Luggage Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathleen Boutall
Mrs. Newman (uncredited) Mrs. Newman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney James
Man Crossing Railway Bridge (uncredited) Man Crossing Railway Bridge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Johnson
Railway Porter #2 (uncredited) Railway Porter #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Millard
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Miller
Mr. Newman (uncredited) Mr. Newman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wensley Pithey
Unknown (uncredited) Unknown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Raine
District Superintendant (uncredited) District Superintendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Vyvyan
Left Luggage Man #2 (uncredited) Left Luggage Man #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Caven Watson
Left Luggage Man #1 (uncredited) Left Luggage Man #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 843 votes