Never Take Sweets from a Stranger (1960)

Directed by: Cyril Frankel

Stars: Gwen Watford, Patrick Allen, Felix Aylmer

Language: English | Subtitles: English [sub/idx]

Country: Uk | Dvdrip

Also known as: Never Take Candy from a Stranger

Description: Jean Carter, nine-year-old daughter of the town’s newly-appointed school principal, Peter Carter and his wife Sally, is playing in the woods with her 11-year-old friend Lucille, when Jean discovers she has lost her purse containing her “candy” money. Lucille tells her she knows where they can get sweets for nothing, and leads her to an imposing mansion, from which the owner, Clarence Olderberry, Sr., a tall, gaunt man of 70 has been watching the girls from a window. That night Jean, unable to sleep, tells her parents that Oldeberry made her and Lucille dance before him nude in exchange for some candy. Carter files a complaint, but the local police chief, Captain Hammond, is skeptical of Jean’s story and warns Carter that the Oldenberry family put the town on the map and have far more standing in the community than the new-comer Carters. Oldenberry, Jr. also tells Carter that if he follows up on the complaint he may be certain that Oldenberry’s lawyers will show Jean no mercy. In the ensuing trial



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