Five to One
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Feature film poster
Directed byGordon Flemyng
Written byRoger Marshall
Based onshort story The Thief in the Night by Edgar Wallace
Produced byJack Greenwood
StarringLee Montague
Ingrid Hafner
John Thaw
CinematographyJames Wilson
Edited byDerek Holding
Music byBernard Ebbinghouse
Merton Park Studios
Distributed byAnglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors
Release date
Running time
54 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Five To One is a 1963 British crime film directed by Gordon Flemyng and starring Lee Montague, Ingrid Hafner and John Thaw.[1] It was made at Merton Park Studios as part of the long-running series of Edgar Wallace adaptations; this being adapted from one of Wallace's short stories.[2]


Alan Roper, along with his partner-in-crime and his girlfriend, are planning the robbery of a betting shop. Alan asks crooked bookmaker Larry Hart to launder the money, but little does Larry know, it's his betting shop they plan to steal from.



  1. ^ "Five to One (1963) - Gordon Flemyng | Cast and Crew". AllMovie.
  2. ^ Five To One (1963) British Board of Film Classification