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One of two young boys accidentally falls to his death when playing in a bombed-out London neighborhood. Frankie, the survivor feels guilty about his friend's death. Len, a petty thief who has just killed a pub owner during a botched robbery, learns of the accident. He poses as Frankie's friend and blackmails the boy into stealing from his parents to finance Len's escape. When Len decides that Frankie may know enough to connect him with the murder, he decides to silence the boy in a tense "hide and seek" chase through the ruins.

  1. J. Lee Thompson

    Director

  2. Anne Burnaby

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Andrew Ray

    Andrew Ray

    Frankie

  2. Kathleen Ryan

    Emily Palmer

  3. Kenneth More

    Ted Palmer

  4. William Sylvester

    William Sylvester

    Len Turner

  5. Bernard Lee

    Bernard Lee

    Constable Chapman

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The Yellow Balloon
The Yellow Balloon

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Status Released

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  • October 3, 1953
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 16m

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