|The Rough and the Smooth|
|Directed by||Robert Siodmak|
|Produced by|| George Minter |
|Written by|| Robin Maugham (novel) |
Audrey Erskine Lindop
|Starring|| Nadja Tiller |
|Music by||Douglas Gamley|
|Edited by||Gordon Pilkington|
George Minter Productions
|Distributed by||Renown Pictures|
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