The Prisoner (1955)

Prisoner
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 34mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation
Keywords political
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Alec Guinness Actor Prisoner 1 1000001
Jack Hawkins Actor Interrogator 1 1000002
Raymond Huntley Actor General 1 1000003
Jeannette Sterke Actor Girl 1 1000004
Ronald Lewis Actor Guard 1 1000005
Kenneth Griffith Actor Secretary 1 1000006
Gerard Heinz Actor Doctor 1 1000007
Mark Dignam Actor Governor 1 1000008
Wilfred Lawson Actor Jailer 1 1000009
Richard Leech Actor n/a 1 1000010
Peter Glenville Director n/a 2 2000001
Vivian A Cox Producer n/a 3 3000001
Sydney Box Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Bridget Boland Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Bridget Boland Play as Source Material ("The Prisoner") 120972 4000002
Denis O'Dell Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Reginald Wyler Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Freddie Wilson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Benjamin Frankel Music n/a 120781 8000001
John Hawkesworth Art Director art direction 183 9000001
Julie Harris Costume Designer costume design 169 13000001
William Pailleton Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Synopsis
A Catholic bishop is arrested and interrogated by the state "authorities" and coerced into making a phony confession so they can use it against his Catholic following. Months pass and the prisoner has the will not to break even under the threat of a penalty of death.