The Flaw (1955 film)

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The Flaw
Directed by Terence Fisher
Produced by Brandon Fleming
Geoffrey Goodheart
Screenplay by Brandon Fleming
Story by Brandon Fleming
Starring John Bentley
Music by Gerrey Levey
Cinematography Cedric Williams
Edited by Carmen Belaieff
Cybex Film Productions Ltd.
Distributed by Renown Pictures Corporation (UK)
Release date
  • October 1955 (1955-10) (UK)
Running time
61 min.
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Flaw is a 1955 British crime film directed by Terence Fisher, and starring John Bentley and Donald Houston.[1] It was a remake of the 1933 film of the same name.[2] A racing car driver plots to murder his wealthy wife, but reckons without the interventions of the family lawyer.[3]


  • John Bentley as Paul Oliveri
  • Donald Houston as John Millway
  • Rona Anderson as Monica Oliveri
  • Tonia Bern as Vera
  • Doris Yorke as Mrs. Bower
  • J. Trevor Davies as Sir George Bentham
  • Cecilia Cavendish as Lady Bentham
  • Vera Mechechnie as Nancy
  • Ann Sullivan as Enid
  • June Dawson as Mrs Kelver
  • Langley Howard as Harman
  • Gerry Levey as Night Club Singer
  • Herbert St. John as Theatre Manager
  • Christine Bocca as Box-Office Girl
  • Derek Barnard as Commissionaire
  • Andrew Leigh as Old Theatregoer
  • Eric Aubrey as Young Man


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