The Delavine Affair The End Of The Line

14/10/2013
  |  Buy to Own: 14/10/2013
  |  130 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Double bill of British thrillers from the 1950s. 'The Delavine Affair' (1955), directed by Douglas Pierce, stars Peter Reynolds and Honor Blackman. Rex Banner (Reynolds) is a journalist who is determined to expose the activities of a gang of thugs, however when one of his key informants is discovered dead suspicion falls on Rex. Can he prove his innocence? 'The End of the Line' (1957), directed by Charles Saunders, follows an American writer who travels to Britain to work on a play only to get caught up in a crime masterminded by his ex-wife. Mike Selby (Alan Baxter) is surprised to bump into his ex-wife Liliane (Barbara Shelley) when he arrives at his accommodation, discovering that she is now married to the owner of the hotel. He finds he is still unable to resist Liliane's charm, which proves somewhat damaging when she convinces him to steal some jewellery from her husband, a crime that has serious repercussions...