Beyond This Place (1959 film)
|Beyond This Place|
US release poster with overseas market name, Web of Evidence.
|Directed by||Jack Cardiff|
|Produced by||Maxwell Setton|
John R. Sloan
|Written by||A. J. Cronin (novel)|
|Music by||Douglas Gamley|
|Edited by||Ernest Walter|
|Distributed by||Renown Pictures Corporation|
Allied Artists Pictures Corporation
|18 October 1959|
The film tells the story of Paul Mathry, a man who left Britain for the United States as a child evacuee, and who returns to Liverpool twenty years later. Believing his father, Patrick, had died a war hero, he is shocked to discover he is alive and serving a life sentence in prison for murder. Paul embarks upon his own investigation and finds the true culprit, clearing his father's name.
- Van Johnson as Paul Mathry
- Vera Miles as Lena Anderson
- Emlyn Williams as Enoch Oswald
- Bernard Lee as Patrick Mathry
- Jean Kent as Louise Burt
- Moultrie Kelsall as Chief Inspector Dale
- Leo McKern as McEvoy
- Ralph Truman as Sir Matthew Sprott
- Geoffrey Keen as Prison Governor
- Jameson Clark as Swann
- Rosalie Crutchley as Ella Mathry
- Oliver Johnston as Prusty
- Joyce Heron as Catherine, Lady Sprott
- Anthony Newlands as Dunn
- Vincent Winter as Paul Mathry (as a child)
- Henry Oscar as Alderman Sharpe
- John Glyn-Jones as Magistrate
- Hope Jackman as Mrs. Hanley
- Michael Collins as Detective Sergeant Trevor
- Danny Green as Roach
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