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The Challenge

John Gilling United Kingdom, 1960

Edna Sweetlove's rating of the film It Takes a Thief

A strangely miscast film: Jayne Mansfield of the mighty cleavage a bit odd as a London nightclub hostess and part-time robbery gang leader; Anthony Quayle of the famous stiff upper lip as a Cockney hardman whose accent was 2/10 on the Dick van Dyke scale of hopeless Cockney horror (DvD in Shittishittybangbang gets 10/10, so Quayle's not in the same league). Quayle is revealed as possessing... (continued in comments)