About the film
hotel assassin dark comedy salesman seaside blackly comic tale
The Green Man
Release Date: December 21, 1956
|Producers||:||Leslie Gilliat, John Pellatt|
|Writers||:||Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder|
Unknown to everyone but his shady Middle Eastern bosses, watchmaker Hawkins is actually a professional hired assassin with a predilection for killing his targets with bombs. After disposing of a dictator and millionaire, Hawkins is assigned to kill a politician who is heading to a remote hotel, The Green Man, for a secret tryst with his secretary. There, however, Hawkins' plot is discovered by vacuum salesman William Blake, who determines to stop him.