Centring on the activities of a gang of assorted criminals and, in particular, their leader – a vicious young hoodlum known as "Pinkie" – the film's main thematic concern is the criminal underbelly evident in inter-war Brighton.
|Richard Attenborough||Carol Marsh|
|Hermione Baddeley||William Hartnell|
|Harcourt Williams||Wylie Watson|
|Nigel Stock||Charles Goldner|
|Alan Wheatley||Joan Sterndale-Bennett|