About the film
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The Blue Lamp
Release Date: January 19, 1950
|Slogan||:||«Sheds just enough light for MURDER»|
|Production Companies||:||J. Arthur Rank Organisation, Ealing Studios|
|Writers||:||Jan Read, T. E. B. Clarke, Ted Willis|
P.C. George Dixon is a long-serving traditional copper who is due to retire shortly. He takes a new recruit under his aegis and introduces him to the easy-going night beat. Dixon is a classic ordinary hero but also anachronistic, unprepared and unable to answer the violence of the 1950s.