Cinema: The New Pictures, Mar. 14, 1960

Tiger Bay (Rank; Continental) is a waterfront slum in Cardiff, Wales. A freighter lands. A sailor hurries to his mistress. In the flat where she lives, the table is set for two—but not for him. She suggests that he go "sleep with the sea." With rising fury they scream at each other in Polish, but the przeklenstwa are not loud enough to smother the pistol shots that kill her.

Through the mail slot, a small orphaned girl watches the murder. The sailor hides the pistol in the stair well and hides himself. The little...

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