Dial 999 (1955 film)

Dial 999 is a 1955 British crime drama film directed and written by Montgomery Tully based on the novel of the same name by Bruce Graeme.[2] Produced by the British company, Todon Productions, it was shot at the Merton Park Studios in London. RKO Radio Pictures purchased the rights to distribute it in the United States, where it was released in a cut form as The Way Out on 11 April 1956. The film stars Gene Nelson as Greg Carradine, Mona Freeman as Terry Moffat Carradine, and John Bentley as Detective Sergeant Seagrave.

Dial 999
US theatrical release poster
Directed byMontgomery Tully
Produced byAlec C. Snowden
Written byMontgomery Tully
Based onthe novel, The Way Out
by Bruce Graeme
StarringGene Nelson
Mona Freeman
John Bentley
Music byRichard Taylor
CinematographyPhil Grindrod
Edited byGeoffrey Miller
Todon Productions
Distributed byAnglo-Amalgamated (UK)
RKO Radio Pictures (US)
Release date
December 1955 (UK)
  • 11 April 1956 (1956-04-11)[1]
Running time
89 minutes (Dial 999)
78 minutes (The Way Out)
CountryGreat Britain



  1. "The Way Out: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on March 29, 2014. Retrieved September 26, 2014.
  2. Dial 999 at the BFI Database

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