Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Jack Hawkins is starred as a gruff, intensely dedicated Scotland Yard superintendent. Working as much by instinct as through scientific methods, Hawkins and rookie sergeant John Stratton tackle the case of a string of unsolved safecrackings, committed by the elusive Richard Leech. This Dragnet approach gives way to suspense as robbery leads to murder. A neat surprise twist caps this finely honed example of British moviemaking know-how. The Long Arm was released in the U.S. as The Third Key.
deduction [reasoning], con/scam, criminal, deception, detective, inspection, investigation, investigator, killing, police, private-detective, robbery, safe, festival, Scotland-Yard