PG certificateThe Scapegoat is a Film programme that first aired in 1959 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Scapegoat is a 3 star programme

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The Scapegoat (1959)

Directed by
Robert Hamer

The late Alec Guinness plays a school-teacher caught up in a murder plot through his uncanny resemblance to a French count, who is planning to kill his wife. Adapted by director Robert Hamer and Gore Vidal from a Daphne Du Maurier novel.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1959

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness...John Barratt/Jacques De Gue
Bette Davis...Countess
Nicole Maurey...Bela
Irene Worth...Francoise
Pamela Brown...Blanche
Annabel Bartlett...Marie-Noel
Geoffrey Keen...Gaston
Noel Howlett...Dr. Aloin
Peter Bull...Aristide
Leslie French...Lacoste
Alan Webb...Inspector
Maria Britneva...Maid
Eddie Byrne...Barman
Alexander Archdale...Gamekeeper
Image for Peter SallisPeter Sallis...Customs Official