Strongroom is a 1961 British crime drama film directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Derren Nesbitt, Colin Gordon and Ann Lynn. The screenplay concerns a group of criminals who lock two bank employees in a safe during a robbery.
|Directed by||Vernon Sewell|
|Produced by||Guido Coen|
|Written by||Richard Harris|
|Music by||Johnny Gregory|
|Edited by||John Trumper|
|Distributed by||Bryanston Films (UK)|
|May 1962 (UK)|
During a bank robbery, two employees are locked in a safe. The crooks’ plan for the police to be anonymously informed, so that the prisoners can be released, goes disastrously wrong. The criminals have a dilemma. What should they do? Leave the prisoners in the airtight safe with limited air to breathe, risking murder charges if the prisoners die and the crooks are traced, or ....... what?
- Derren Nesbitt as Griff
- Colin Gordon as Mr. Spencer
- Ann Lynn as Rose Taylor
- Keith Faulkner as Len
- W. Morgan Sheppard as Alec
- Hilda Fenemore as Charlady
- Diana Chesney as Charlady
- Jack Stewart as Sergeant McIntyre
- Colin Rix as P.C. Harper
- Ian Colin as Creighton
- John Chappell as John Musgrove
- Pamela Conway as Secretary
- Colin Tapley as Haynes
- Kevin Stoney as Police Sergeant
- Duncan Lewis as Mortuary Attendant
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