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The Break (1962)

Not Rated
77 min | Crime, Drama

A dangerous prisoner, Jacko Thomas, overpowers his police guard and jumps from a speeding train in the Dartmoor countryside. In the ensuing fight Jacko kills the guard and makes his way to a secluded hotel on the moors where Tredgar is ...See moreA dangerous prisoner, Jacko Thomas, overpowers his police guard and jumps from a speeding train in the Dartmoor countryside. In the ensuing fight Jacko kills the guard and makes his way to a secluded hotel on the moors where Tredgar is being paid to arrange a safe transit for Jacko and his sister Jean. But Jean as no idea of Jacko's murderous character, and when an ex-policeman and a famous novelist book into the isolated hotel, the scene is set for a series of murders and a shocking climax. See less
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Pip Baker (original story) (screenplay) | Jane Baker (original story) (screenplay)
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Updated Dec 31, 1962

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1962 (United Kingdom)

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11 cast members
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Tony Britton
Greg Parker Greg Parker   See fewer
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William Lucas
Jacko Thomas Jacko Thomas   See fewer
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Eddie Byrne
Judd Tredgar Judd Tredgar   See fewer
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Robert Urquhart
Pearson Pearson   See fewer
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Gene Anderson
Jean Tredgar Jean Tredgar   See fewer
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Christina Gregg
Sue Thomas Sue Thomas   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 67 votes