Not Rated | | Drama
The death of a young man leads to the discovery of a blackmail plot against several gay men in 1960s London.
Due to this movie's subject matter, the BBFC studied the script before official submission and several lines of anti-homosexual dialogue were removed. Eventually John Trevelyan agreed to pass the movie after cuts to four lines of dialogue, including Melville Farr's (Sir Dirk Bogarde's) confession to his wife of his homosexual urges ("Because I wanted him. I WANTED him!"). Surprisingly, three of these were rescinded upon appeal, including Farr's legendary admission, and the only cut made to the movie was the removal of a line of dialogue referring to an adolescent boy "making the wrong choice".
Well it used to be witches. At least they don't burn you.
When the taxi leaves to take the blackmailer back to base to count the loot, the next shot shows the watching policemen about to give chase, with the same taxi parked on the street behind them.
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