Wheel of Fate

Wheel of Fate

Wheel of Fate is a 1953 British drama film directed by Francis Searle and starring Patric Doonan, Sandra Dorne and Bryan Forbes. The screenplay concerns a man who turns to crime to raise the money he needs to spend time with a woman with whom he falls in love. It was produced as a second feature and shot at Riverside Studios in London. The film's sets were designed by the art director Wilfred Arnold. It was released by Rank's General Film Distributors.


Two brothers working in their father's repair garage: quiet sensible Johnny (Patric Doonan) and the younger and wilder Ted (Bryan Forbes) fall out when Ted brings home Lucky (Sandra Dorne), a beautiful dance hall singer. The brothers feud when she unexpectedly falls for Johnny, and crime and mayhem ensue.


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    director Francis Searle
    editor Vera Campbell
    genre crime drama
    keywords dance hall singer
    musicBy Temple Abady
    producer Francis Searle
    productionCompany Kenilworth Film Productions
    publisher General Film Distributors