Cinema: More Hayley than Righteous

Whistle Down the Wind (Allied; Pathe-American). One evening on a farm in the north of England, a young girl (Hayley Mills) goes out to the barn to feed some kittens. As she reaches into their box a hairy face rises up behind it, the face of a man (Alan Bates) she has never seen before. "Who are you?" she asks in terror. The man, who is actually a killer on the lam, stares at her blearily a moment, then falls back into the straw, too tired to do anything but curse his luck. "Jesus...

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