2016 aahsff best overall film noose by jackson shipman and nick lamarca
Set in post-Second World War Britain, Noose is the story of black market racketeers who face attempts to bring them to justice by an American fashion journalist, her ex-army fiancé and a gang of honest toughs from a local gym. The normally proficient and urbane Nigel Patrick is cast as a cockney spiv.
Carole Landis as Linda Medbury
Joseph Calleia as Sugiani
Derek Farr as Captain Jumbo Holle
Stanley Holloway as Inspector Rendall
Nigel Patrick as Bar Gorman
John Slater as Pudd'n Bason
Edward Rigby as Slush
Reginald Tate as the editor
Hay Petrie as the barber
Noose was written by Richard Llewellyn, adapted from his own stage play of the same title. The film has been included as part of the cycle of spiv films produced between 1945–50 in Britain.
Trade papers called the film a "notable box office attraction" in British cinemas in 1948.