|Game for Three Losers|
|Directed by||Gerry O'Hara|
|Written by||Roger Marshall|
|Based on||a novel by Edgar Lustgarten|
|Produced by||Jack Greenwood|
|Starring|| Michael Gough |
|Edited by||Derek Holding|
|Music by||Bernard Ebbinghouse|
Merton Park Studios
|Distributed by||Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors|
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