| Crime, Drama
This Michael Winner directed film looks into life at Notting Hill, London, then a seedy slum. A down on his luck Joe Beckett (Alfred Lynch) is recruited into crime by Richard Dyce (Eric Portman).
According to Michael Winner, James Mason was the original choice for Richard Dyce, but Daniel M. Angel rejected him, feeling the actor was a has-been.
Breakdown on the Central Line again, Mr Beckett?
Joe Beckett: Yeah, that's right.
Mr. Royce: It won't do, Mr. Beckett. It's not good enough.
Joe Beckett: I set off at half past eight, Mr, Royce.
Mr. Royce: Then we have to set off just that little bit earlier. Business in this establishment commences ...
The influx of people and the difference in the girl represent the passage of time and the character's repeated attempts to find a bed for the night. The original girl passes by and bids him goodnight.
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