Gideon's Day is a 1958 British crime film directed by John Ford and starring Jack Hawkins, George C. Scott, and Robert Shaw. The film is based on the 1955 novel of the same name by John Mortimer. The film tells the story of Gideon Oliver (Hawkins), a London barrister who is called to investigate the murder of a young woman. The investigation leads him to uncover a web of corruption and deceit. Gideon's Day is a well-crafted and suspenseful crime film that features strong performances from its cast. The film is also notable for its realistic depiction of London in the 1950s.

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Gideon of Scotland Yard (1958)

Action/Drama/Crime · 1h 31m

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Gideon's Day is a 1958 British crime film directed by John Ford and starring Jack Hawkins, George C. Scott, and Robert Shaw. The film is based on the 1955 novel of the same name by John Mortimer. The film tells the story of Gideon Oliver (Hawkins), a London barrister who is called to investigate the murder of a young woman. The investigation leads him to uncover a web of corruption and deceit. Gideon's Day is a well-crafted and suspenseful crime film that features strong performances from its cast. The film is also notable for its realistic depiction of London in the 1950s.

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Jack Hawkins

Chief Inspector George Gideon
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Anna Lee

Mrs.Kate Gideon
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Anna Massey

Sally Gideon
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Andrew Ray

P.C.Simon Farnaby-Green
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Howard Marion-Crawford

The Chief
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John Loder

Ponsford 'The Duke'
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Barry Keegan

Riley
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Frank Lawton

Det. Sgt. Liggot
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Michael Trubshawe

Sergeant Golightly
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Derek Bond

Det. Sgt. Eric Kirby
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Grizelda Hervey

Mrs. Kirby
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Henry B. Longhurst

Rev Mr. Courtney (as Henry Longhurst)
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Doreen Madden

Miss Courtney
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Jack Watling

Reverend Julian Small
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Cyril Cusack

Herbert 'Birdie' Sparrow
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Maureen Potter

Mrs. Ethel Sparrow
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Donal Donnelly

Feeney
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Dervis Ward

Andy 'Simmo' Simpson
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Marjorie Rhodes

Mrs. Rosie Saparelli
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Hermione Bell

Dolly Saparelli
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Laurence Naismith

Arthur Alexander Sayer
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Charles Maunsell

James Norman Walker
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Miles Malleson

Judge Cecil Birkenshaw
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Dianne Foster

Joanna Delafield
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Ronald Howard

Paul Delafield
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Francis Crowdy

Fitzhubert
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David Aylmer

Ray Manners
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Brian Smith

White-Douglas
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James Hayter

Robert Mason
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Michael Shepley

Sir Rupert Bellamy
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Joan Ingram

Lady Bellamy
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Bart Allison

Policeman (uncredited)
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William Baskiville

Duty Officer (uncredited)
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Alan Beaton

Police Doctor (uncredited)
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Ernest Blyth

City Gent in Pub (uncredited)
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Daniel Brown

Cinema Patron (uncredited)
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Robert Bruce

Defending Barrister (uncredited)
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Jimmy Charters

Workman (uncredited)
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Diana Chesney

Barmaid (uncredited)
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Dan Cressey

Constable (uncredited)
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George Curtis

Constable (uncredited)
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Arthur Dibbs

Counsel (uncredited)
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Mary Donevan

Usherette (uncredited)
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Patrick Ellis

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Anthony Faramus

Man in Crowd (uncredited)
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Lee Fenton

Man in Crowd (uncredited)
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Nigel Fitzgerald

Insp. Cameron (uncredited)
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Peter Godsell

Jimmy (uncredited)
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Helen Goss

Woman Employer (uncredited)
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Lucy Griffiths

Cashier (uncredited)
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Stewart Guidotti

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Pat Hagan

Court Official (uncredited)
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Patrick Halpin

Detective (uncredited)
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Victor Harrington

Bystander (uncredited)
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Gordon Harris

CID Man (uncredited)
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Alastair Hunter

Employer #2 (uncredited)
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James Langley

Minor Role (uncredited)
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John Le Mesurier

Prosecuting Barrister (uncredited)
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Richard Leech

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Alf Mangan

Man in Cinema (uncredited)
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Jack May

Pub Patron (uncredited)
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Colin McKenzie

Constable (uncredited)
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Jim O'Brady

Plain Clothes Policeman (uncredited)
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Michael O'Duffy

Policeman (uncredited)
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Jack Silk

Constable (uncredited)
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Alecia St Leger

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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David Storm

Court Clerk (uncredited)
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Martin Voss

Man in Cinema (uncredited)
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Robert Vossler

Constable (uncredited)
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John Warwick

Insector Gillick (uncredited)
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Billie Whitelaw

Christine (uncredited)
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Peter Wood

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Derek Prentice

Employer #1 (uncredited)
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Robert Raglan

Dawson (uncredited)
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Malcolm Ranson

Ronnie Gideon (uncredited)
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Mavis Ranson

Jane Gideon (uncredited)
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Susan Richmond

Aunt May (uncredited)
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Alan Rolfe

CID Man at Hospital (uncredited)
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Raymond Rollett

Uncle Dick (uncredited)
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Peggy Scott Sanders

Woman in Crowd (uncredited)
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Stuart Saunders

Chancery Lane Policeman (uncredited)
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Michael Scoble

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Hennie Scott

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Laurence Shiel

Policeman (uncredited)
Crew
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John Ford

Director
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T.E.B. Clarke

Writer
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John Creasey

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Gideon of Scotland Yard

(Blu-ray)

Disc Title Front Cover

Gideon's Day

(DVD)

10/13/2013

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