Dancing With Crime (1947) (DVD)
Richard Attenborough stars in a riveting crime drama set in London, firmly rooted in the American gangster films of the 1930s.
When childhood friends and army comrades Dave Robinson (Bill Rowbotham) and Ted Peters (Richard Attenborough) return home from WWII, now civilians once again they make very different choices on how to live their lives.
Ted gets an honest job as a taxi driver, and saves for his wedding to childhood sweetheart Joy (Sheila Sim). Dave however, wants easy cash and soon becomes involved with the gangster life.
When Dave runs into money troubles with the mob boss, a henchman is sent to end his life. Shot and dying, he seeks shelter in the back of Ted,s empty taxi and collapses, lifeless.
Suspicions fly as Scotland Yard investigate the murder. The police suspect Dave,s underworld connections. The mob suspects that Ted knows their guilt. And Ted himself suspects who the real killer might be,
What the Press Said:
,This well-paced, rather violent film,was a very pleasant surprise.? , Film Noir of the Week.
Running Time: 79 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 17 Aug. 2015