Gideon's Day (film)
Gideon's Day (originally released in the United States as Gideon of Scotland Yard) is a 1958 British-American police procedural crime film starring Jack Hawkins, Dianne Foster and Cyril Cusack. The film, which was directed by John Ford, was adapted from John Creasey's 1955 novel of the same title.
|Directed by||John Ford|
|Screenplay by||T. E. B. Clarke|
|Based on||Gideon's Day|
by John Creasey
|Produced by||Michael Killanin|
|Edited by||Raymond Poulton|
|Music by||Douglas Gamley|
|Distributed by||Columbia Productions|
This was the first film to feature a character named George Gideon, but Jack Hawkins had played a similar role in the British film The Long Arm two years earlier. Gideon was later played by John Gregson in the TV series Gideon's Way.