Park Plaza 605

Park Plaza 605, released as Norman Conquest in the United States, is a 1953 British crime film. Made as a B movie, it stars Tom Conway, Eva Bartok, and Joy Shelton, and also features Sid James and Richard Wattis.[1] It is based on the Norman Conquest series of novels by Berkeley Gray. [2]

Park Plaza 605
U.S. theatrical poster
Directed byBernard Knowles
Produced byAlbert Fennell
Bertram Ostrer
Written byBertram Ostrer
Albert Fennell
Bernard Knowles
Clifford Witting (treatment)
Based onnovel Dare-Devil Conquest by Berkeley Gray
StarringTom Conway
Eva Bartok
Joy Shelton
Music byPhilip Green
CinematographyEric Cross
Edited byClifford Boote (as Cifford Boot)
B & A Productions (as B & A Productions Limited)
Distributed byEros Films (UK)
Lippert Pictures (US)
Release date
December 1953 (UK)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Private investigator Norman Conquest stumbles across a cryptic message being sent by carrier pigeon and his curiosity leads him to room 605 of the Park Plaza Hotel, where he meets a mysterious foreign blonde woman, and finds himself embroiled in a murder investigation with himself as the prime suspect.


Critical reception

Radio Times called Park Plaza 605 a "fair British B-feature."[3]


  1. bkoganbing (11 September 1953). "Norman Conquest (1953)". IMDb.
  2. "Park Plaza 605". BFI.
  3. Allen Eyles. "Park Plaza 605". RadioTimes.

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