Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A twelve-year-old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend, but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.
The scene in which Gillie (Hayley Mills) is telling the police about the murder was ad-libbed by her. Sir John Mills and Director J. Lee Thompson told her the basic plot for the scene, and told her to make it up.
What are we going to do? You've got to find her!
Superintendent Graham: We'll find her, Mrs. Phillips. It'll be alright.
Mrs. Phillips: It'll be all right, he says. A fat lot of good the police are. We've got one in the house and a murder's done right under his nose and now here's a ...
Superintendent Graham: ...
There were five shots fired. Later a policeman says that 'all four shots were fired from this gun'.
English, Polish, Spanish
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