The Secret (1955 film)

The Secret is a 1955 British crime drama directed by Cy Endfield and starring Sam Wanamaker, Mandy Miller, and André Morell.[1]

The Secret
Directed byCy Endfield
Produced byS. Benjamin Fisz
Screenplay byCy Endfield
Robert Brenon (play)
StarringSam Wanamaker
Mandy Miller
André Morell
Music byPhil Cardew
CinematographyJack Asher
Edited byJack Slade
Distributed byEros Films (UK)
Release date
June 1955 (UK)
Running time
80 minutes


Nick Delaney, an American stranded in England without money, meets a woman who has smuggled diamonds into the country inside a teddy bear. But his hopes for financial aid are shattered when she is pushed from a cliff. Delaney then finds himself the prime suspect. He finally gets his hands on the gems but loses them to a gang of crooks. Can Delaney prove his innocence and shop the crooks to the police?


Critical reception

TV Guide called the film "slow going, with a few moments of excitement."[2] Sky Movies called it a "taut thriller."[3]


  1. "The Secret | BFI | BFI". Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  2. "The Secret Review". Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  3. "The Secret - Sky Movies HD". 4 October 2003. Retrieved 10 May 2014.

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