The Key (1958)

Key
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr 5mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Romance
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Malcolm Arnold Music Conductor n/a 120818 8000002
Wilfred Shingleton Production Designer production design 164 9000001
Geoffrey Drake Art Director art direction 183 9000002
J Broome Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000001
Malcolm Arnold Music n/a 120781 8000001
Valerie Leslie Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000002
Arthur Ibbetson Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Gerry Fisher Camera Assistant n/a 120867 6000003
Bert Bates Editor n/a 172 7000001
P Peake Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000002
N Hunter Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000003
Dave Aylott Makeup n/a 353 13000005
Peter Handford Sound n/a 120816 14000001
W Milner Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Willis Cook Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Barbara Ritchie Hair hairstyles 120794 13000004
Bill Walsh Costume Designer costume design 169 13000003
M Paynter Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000004
Beatrice Dawson Costume Designer costume design 169 13000001
Eileen Welch Costume Designer costume design 169 13000002
Oswald Morris Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Gerald O'Hara Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Beatrix Lehmann Actor Housekeeper 1 1000007
Noel Purcell Actor Hotel Porter 1 1000008
Bryan Forbes Actor Weaver 1 1000009
Sidney Vivian Actor Grogan 1 1000010
Bernard Lee Actor Wadlow 1 1000006
Kieron Moore Actor Kane 1 1000005
Sophia Loren Actor Stella 1 1000002
Trevor Howard Actor Chris Ford 1 1000003
Oscar Homolka Actor Captain Van Dam 1 1000004
Rupert Davies Actor Baker 1 1000011
Russell Waters Actor Sparks 1 1000012
Carl Foreman Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Carl Foreman Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Jan De Hartog Source Material (from novel) ("Stella") 120793 4000002
Cecil Ford Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Carol Reed Director n/a 2 2000001
Michael Caine Actor n/a 1 1000016
Irene Handl Actor Clerk 1 1000013
John Crawford Actor American Captain 1 1000014
Jameson Clark Actor English Captain 1 1000015
William Holden Actor David Ross 1 1000001
Synopsis
During World War II a tugboat captain falls in love with an immigrant girl, living in a British coastal town. He meets her through a system in which the key to her apartment is passed on to him by the previous lover, also a tugboat captain, when the latter knows death awaits him in the high seas.