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The Fallen Idol

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Adapted from the [[Performer~P92487~Graham Greene~grahamgreene]] story The Basement Room, director [[Performer~P107778~Carol Reed's~carolreed]] The Fallen Idol is told almost completely from a child's eye view-but it isn't a children's story. Young [[Performer~P31797~Bobby Henrey~bobbyhenrey]] idolizes household butler [[Performer~P60087~Ralph Richardson~ralphrichardson]]. Therefore, when it seems as though Richardson might be implicated in a murder, Bobby does his best to throw the police off the track...more

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5.0

88 out of 100 Metascore®

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