Psychotherapist Dr. Clive Esmond (Alexander Knox) attempts to rehabilitate convict Frank Clemmens (Sir Dirk Bogarde) in his house after Frank tries to hold him up. The criminal cooperates rather than being handed over to the Police. The therapist's wife Glenda (Alexis Smith) becomes infatuated with the man in the hopes he will take her away.
Hidden deep within every woman is a Sleeping Tiger ... when aroused it can turn a saint into a sinner !
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Cinematographer Harry Waxman launched into a tirade of abuse at Director Joseph Losey, when, after returning from the toilet, found that the set-up for a scene had been changed, lamps moved in breach of movie set etiquette. See more
Angry that Frank has left her Glenda wearing a black dress runs from the house, jumps in her car and drives off. Spotting Frank (Dirk Bogarde) walking along the road she stops and picks him up but she's now wearing a coat. See more
Dr. Clive Esmond
What do you think of him, Glenda? Is he worth saving?