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The October Man

The October Man (1948)

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Adapted by Eric Ambler from his own novel, The October Man centers around Jim Ackland (played by John Mills), who has been involved in a terrible accident that killed a friend's daughter and has given Ackland a brain injury. Despondent after his release from the hospital, Ackland moves into a hotel, where he meets Molly Newman (Kay Walsh). Molly has a hard time making ends meet, and must fight off the advances of another man who is willing to pay her rent if she will sleep with him. She asks

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Mystery & Suspense, Drama

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The screenplay is too cardboard.

March 31, 2008 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Another british film that everyone should watch. Especially as John Mills is in it.
September 21, 2006
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