Cash on Demand (1963)

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Alternative titles

  • The Gold Inside Working

Synopsis

Suspense thriller. In December, on the day of the staff Christmas party, unpopular provincial bank manager Mr Fordyce is held up in his own office by a robber posing as an insurance company investigator supposedly checking up on the bank's security systems. With his wife and child held as hostages, Fordyce promises not to inform the police but is unaware that Pearson, his chief clerk, has decided to check about the investigation with the insurance company (as protocol demands). As the robbery goes ahead, it becomes clear that the police may yet learn of the trouble and come to rescue Fordyce, unaware of the hostages at home. Events unfold in unexpected ways, with police, staff, secret signals and various deceptions all involved, and from it all Fordyce emerges a changed man.

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