The Blue Lamp

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Newbie London police officer Andy Mitchell (Jimmy Hanley) is paired with seasoned cop George Dixon (Jack Warner) to work the night shift. When criminals Tom Riley (Dirk Bogarde) and Spud (Patric Doonan) are caught robbing a local movie theater, George... read more

Newbie London police officer Andy Mitchell (Jimmy Hanley) is paired with seasoned cop George Dixon (Jack Warner) to work the night shift. When criminals Tom Riley (Dirk Bogarde) and Spud (Patric Doonan) are caught robbing a local movie theater, George meets Tom in a face-off. While trying to coax the thief into making a peaceful surrender, George is wounded and taken to the hospital. It then becomes Andy's task to track down the crooks and restore honor to his partner.

Original Release

02/20/1950

Cast

Jack Warner PC George Dixon
Jimmy Hanley PC Andy Mitchell
Dirk Bogarde Tom Riley
Robert Flemyng Detective Sgt. Roberts
Bernard Lee Divisional Detective Inspector Cherry
Peggy Evans Diana Lewis
Patric Doonan Spud
Bruce Seton PC 'Jock' Campbell
Meredith Edwards PC 'Taff' Hughes
Clive Morton Police Sgt. Brooks
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Basil Dearden

Writers

Ted Willis, Jan Read, Alexander Mackendrick, T.E.B. Clarke

Cast

Jack Warner PC George Dixon
Jimmy Hanley PC Andy Mitchell
Dirk Bogarde Tom Riley
Robert Flemyng Detective Sgt. Roberts
Bernard Lee Divisional Detective Inspector Cherry
Peggy Evans Diana Lewis
Patric Doonan Spud
Bruce Seton PC 'Jock' Campbell
Meredith Edwards PC 'Taff' Hughes
Clive Morton Police Sgt. Brooks
Frederick Piper Alf Lewis
Dora Bryan Maisie
Gladys Henson Mrs. Em Dixon
Tessie O'Shea Herself
Rowland Douglas Cinema doorman
Michael Golden Mike Randall
Cameron Hall Drunk
Glyn Houston Barrow Boy
Sam Kydd Bookmakers Assistant White City
William Mervyn Chief Inspector Hammond

Producers

Editors

Peter Tanner

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