Compact murder thriller featuring the then topical problem of US servicemen being based in English small towns during peacetime. When a creepy man who bothers women in the park escalates to murder, USAF sergeant Crawford is the main suspect, as he had taken her to a dance and accompanied her on the bus home. His only ally is simpering teacher Griffiths. The case leads to the local theatre and the annual pantomime of “Mother Goose”. As it is Christmas time, the school and homes are garlanded with decorations, as an interesting detail. Salew makes for a menacing stalker and Crawford is a friendl... read the rest.