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The Key (1958)

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134 min | Drama, Romance, War

During World War II, successive tugboat British Captains sent on dangerous salvage missions pass-on the key to a home-port apartment, where a lonely Swiss-Italian young war-widow lives.
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Wilfred Shingleton (as Wilfrid Shingleton)
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Updated May 28, 1958

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Jul 1, 1958 (United States)

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27 cast members
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William Holden
Captain David Ross Captain David Ross   See fewer
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Sophia Loren
Stella Stella   See fewer
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Trevor Howard
Captain Chris Ford Captain Chris Ford   See fewer
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Oskar Homolka
Captain Van Dam (as Oscar Homolka) Captain Van Dam (as Oscar Homolka)   See fewer
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Bernard Lee
Cmdr. Wadlow Cmdr. Wadlow   See fewer
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Beatrix Lehmann
Housekeeper Housekeeper   See fewer
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Noel Purcell
Hotel Porter Hotel Porter   See fewer
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Bryan Forbes
First Mate Weaver First Mate Weaver   See fewer
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Sidney Vivian
Grogan Grogan   See fewer
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John Crawford
American Captain American Captain   See fewer
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Jameson Clark
English Captain English Captain   See fewer
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Carl Möhner
Philip Westerby (in photo) (scenes deleted) Philip Westerby (in photo) (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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James Hayter
Locksmith (scenes deleted) Locksmith (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Belita
Canteen Hostess (uncredited) Canteen Hostess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Caine
Seaman (uncredited) Seaman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pauline Chamberlain
Woman Dancing at Forces Centre (uncredited) Woman Dancing at Forces Centre (uncredited)   See fewer
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Renee Houston
Canteen Worker (uncredited) Canteen Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aileen Lewis
Woman With Baby in Air Raid Shelter (uncredited) Woman With Baby in Air Raid Shelter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ljubica Otasevic
Stella (Sophia Loren doubling) (uncredited) Stella (Sophia Loren doubling) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Rietty
Dubbing (voice) (uncredited) Dubbing (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Standeven
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Tatum
Salvage Unit Captain (uncredited) Salvage Unit Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reg Thomason
Soldier at Dance (uncredited) Soldier at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 1,139 votes