The Mark (1961)


This is the story of a 36 year old man, Jim Fuller, released from prison after serving a three year term for intent to commit child molestation. Fuller is assisted by the prison psychiatrist in obtaining a position. He does well in this position and falls in love with the secretary of the owner of the company. A child is molested and beaten in the town where he now lives and the police pick him up for questioning. He has an alibi and is released, but a reporter who covered his former trial recognizes him. The reporter begins to follow him and reports that Fuller spent time alone with the daughter of his girl friend.

Director: Guy Green.
Stars: Stuart Whitman, Maria Schell, Rod Steiger, Brenda De Banzie, Donald Houston, Donald Wolfit, Paul Rogers, Maurice Denham, Amanda Black, Marie Devereux, Bill Foley, Anne Monaghan, Anne Monaghan, Eddie Byrne, Bandana Das Gupta, Harry Baird, John Welsh, Russell Napier, Geoffrey Goulden, Al Mulock, James Kent.

1961 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.
1962 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Stuart Whitman).


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  1. Jon W.
    March 19, 2020

    RIP Stuart Whitman (February 1, 1928 – March 16, 2020)

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