Solo for Sparrow

Solo for Sparrow

Gordon Flemyng (1962)

56min
U Certificate
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Review

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What's it all about, Michael? Two years before his career-making performance in Zulu, the future double Oscar winner was marking time taking small parts in humdrum crime dramas such as this. The nominal star is Donald Houston, playing a policeman who takes a leave of absence to set up his own detective agency. The film was not seen in America until 1966, when the producers took advantage of Caine's new-found success and released it with his name above the title. Gordon Flemyng is better known for directing Peter Cushing in Dr Who and the Daleks and Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD.

Cast & Crew

Mr Reynolds Anthony Newlands
Inspector Sparrow Glyn Houston
Mrs Reynolds Nadja Regin
Pin Norman Michael Coles
Chief Supt Symington Allan Cuthbertson
Baker Ken Wayne
Lewis Jerry Stovin
Mooney Michael Caine
Director Gordon Flemyng
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Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and white