Tiger Bay (1959) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by J. Lee Thompson and produced by Leslie Parkyn, Julian Wintle and John Hawkesworth.
John Mills, Horst Buchholz, and Hayley Mills struggle in “Tiger Bay”By Stephen Reginald on Feb 12, 2021 From Classic Movie Man
John Mills, Horst Buchholz, and Hayley Mills struggle in “Tiger Bay” Tiger Bay (1959) is a British crime drama directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring John Mills, Horst Buchholz, and Hayley Mills in her first major film role. The plot centers around a young Polish sailor named Bron... Read full article
Hayley and Horst in Tiger BayBy Rick29 on Jun 21, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
Horst Buccholz and Hayley Mills in Tiger Bay. It's taken me over 40 years to finally see Tiger Bay, the 1959 film debut of Hayley Mills. I first saw a preview of it on The CBS Late Movie in the 1970s, but missed the movie for reasons I can't remember. It then eluded me over the following decades un... Read full article
Tiger Bay (1959)By Crystal J. Anderson on Apr 18, 2013 From Classic Film Review
Director:?J. Lee Thompson Writers: John Hawkesworth (also Producer), Shelley Smith? Genre: Crime Drama, Thriller Main Cast: John Mills (Superintendent Graham) Horst Buchholz (Bronislav?Korchinsky) Hayley Mills (Gillie Evans) “Bronislav, I want to give you a word of advice, and believe me, it ... Read full article
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Superintendent Graham: Yes, I have and a very brave man.
Gillie: [Holding his gun] Stick 'em up!
Korchinsky: Drop that gun!
Gillie: Don't move. I got yuh covered... It's loaded. Come any nearer and I'll shoot. I mean it. It's loaded. Put your hands up! Go on... put 'em up!
Superintendent Graham: I wouldn't have you for a friend, Gillie.
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The role for Gillie was originally written for a boy. When J. Lee Thompson went to see John Mills, he noticed that tomboy Hayley Mills had her hair like a boy, and he offered her the part.
The scene in which Gillie is telling the police about the murder was ad-libbed by Hayley Mills. John Mills and J. Lee Thompson told her the basic plot for the scene and told her to make it up.
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