Heart of the Matter, The

A FILM BY George More O'Ferrall


The scene is Freetown, Sierra Leone, in the year 1942. Harry Scobie, Deputy Commissioner of Police, is nearing the end of 15 years' exemplary service. Scobie is a remarkable man - honest, upright and industrious. His chief failing is a passionate pity for the unhappy, the oppressed and the weak, and it is this pity which causes him to commit his first offence and leads to his ultimate downfall.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Running Time: 105 mins.
Year: 1954


Elizabeth Allan
Maria Schell
Trevor Howard
George More O'Ferrall