Not Rated | | Drama
The death of a young man leads to the discovery of a blackmail plot against a number of gay men in 1960s London.
The "Q.C." that is mentioned Farr is in contention for stands for "Queen's Counsel". It is a senior status (at the time of the film, for barristers), nominated from within the legal profession, and conferred by the Crown, that is recognized by courts. Members have the privilege of sitting within the Bar of court. Once awarded, members can put the post-nominal "Q.C." after their names. "K.C." or Kings Counsel is used under the reign of a king.
Detective Inspector Harris:
I can see you're a true puritan, Bridie. Eh?
Bridie: There's nothing wrong with that, Sir.
Detective Inspector Harris: Of course not. There was a time when that was against the law you know.
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.
See what the IMDb editors are excited to watch in November, check out our guide to horror, streaming shows, superheroes, and more.