(Cy Enfield, 1957).
Stanley Baker, British cinema's reigning tough bloke throughout the 1950s, plays a dare-devil trucker in this highly effectively, somewhat politicized cousin to Clouzots existential nail-biter Wages of Fear. A classic B, it was directed by blacklisted Hollywood exile Cy Enfield. Peggy Cummins, famous as the sharp-shooter in Gun Crazy, is the dame.
Fri., Aug. 21, 1:30, 5:20 & 9:10 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 22, 1:30, 5:20 & 9:10 p.m., 2009
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