The Embezzler

The Embezzler

The Embezzler is a 1954 British crime film directed by John Gilling and starring Charles Victor, Zena Marshall and Cyril Chamberlain. Its plot concerns a bank cashier who steals from the bank where he is employed.


A quiet, respectable henpecked bank cashier learns he has only a few years left to live, and decides to embezzle money from the bank where he works, and enjoy the rest of his days in South America. Discovered in the act, the embezzler flees to an English seaside hotel. There he joins a group of residents including Mrs. Forrest who has problems of her own as she is being blackmailed by a former lover. The embezzler intercedes for her, but at a high cost.


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    director John Gilling
    editor Jack Slade
    genre crime
    keywords bank cashier south america
    musicBy John Lanchbery
    producer Monty Berman Robert S. Baker
    productionCompany Kenilworth Film Productions
    publisher General Film Distributors