The Key

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Overview

In wartime England, circa 1941, poorly-armed tugs are sent into "U-Boat Alley" to rescue damaged Allied ships. An American named David Ross arrives to captain one of these tugs. He's given a key by a fellow tugboat-man -- a key to an apartment and its pretty female resident. Should something happen to the friend, Ross can use the key.

  1. Jan de Hartog

    Novel

  2. Carol Reed

    Director

  3. Carl Foreman

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. William Holden

    William Holden

    Capt. David Ross

  2. Sophia Loren

    Sophia Loren

    Stella

  3. Trevor Howard

    Trevor Howard

    Capt. Chris Ford

  4. Bernard Lee

    Bernard Lee

    Cmdr. Wadlow

  5. Oskar Homolka

    Oskar Homolka

    Van Dam

  6. Kieron Moore

    Kieron Moore

    Kane

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 14m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • May 28, 1958
    Theatrical

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