The Gentle Terror (1963)

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In a finance office Ian pretends to their boss that David's ideas are his own. On discovering this, David has a fight with Ian and damages an adding machine. That night David saves Lou, a bank robber, from two hoodlums. Together they get drunk and Lou gives him £5000. David is now called The Gentle Terror by the underworld. Next day in the office he drops a lot of money and a secret audit of his books is ordered. This reveals a deficit of £5000. Warned by Nancy, Ian's secretary, he goes to Lou's hideout followed by the hoodlums. By the time the police arrive he has knocked them all out. Meanwhile in the office the damaged adding machine explains the deficit and on his return David, exonerated and acclaimed as a hero, proposes to Nancy.

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