|The Tall Headlines|
|Directed by||Terence Young|
|Based on||The Tall Headlines by Audrey Erskine Lindop|
|Produced by||Raymond Stross|
|Edited by||Vera Campbell|
|Music by||Hans May|
Raymond Stross Productions
|Distributed by||Grand National Pictures|
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A middle-class family suffer agonies when their eldest son is hanged for murder.
Allmovie called it a "grim British drama," but approved of "An excellent all-character-actor cast includes Flora Robson and Andre Morrell as the grieving parents, Michael Denison as the brother and Mai Zetterling as the initial murder victim.";whereas TV Guide wrote, "Decent performances by some well-known British actors and actresses are wasted on this unbelievable story."
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