John Boulting’s classic British noir thriller, based on Graham Greene’s novel, stars Richard Attenborough as the amoral 17-year-old gangster Pinkie, running Brighton racecourse ragged.
In 1940s Brighton, England, the nasty gangster Pinkie Brown (Richard Attenborough) is in charge of his small-time group. After Pinkie kills an enemy, he spots an explanation through a waitress, Rose (Carol Marsh), whom he aptitudes to tie the knot with in return for her legalisation.
Despite the cops ruling it a suicide, Ida Arnold (Hermione Baddeley), a woman who was with Pinkie’s target before the crime, lingers with her own investigation. On the other hand, Pinkie is losing his hold on the state of affairs – and fast.
Richard Attenborough gives a terrific performance in…