Delayed Action (1954)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Robert Ayres plays a moody author with a suicide complex. Ayres' melancholia plays right into the hands of a gang of thieves. For a lofty fee, they convince the author to confess to their crimes and then kill himself. Yes, you're way ahead of us: Ayres has a change of heart and decides that he loves life. Delayed Action was produced by Robert Baker and Monty Berman, the men behind the popular 1960s TV adventure series The Saint.

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con/scam, confession [criminal], criminal, scheme, suicide, writing