"The Key" quotes

The Key poster
During World War II, successive tugboat British Captains sent on dangerous salvage missions pass-on the key to a home-port apartment, where a lonely Swiss-Italian young war-widow lives.

Director: Carol Reed
Writer: Jan de Hartog, Carl Foreman
Production: N/A
Genre: drama, romance, war
Year: 1958
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 6.7
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 06 Jun 1958
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award1 win & 1 nomination total

34 Clips


Captain David Ross - William Holden
Stella - Sophia Loren
Captain Chris Ford - Trevor Howard
Captain Van Dam - Oskar Homolka
Cmdr. Wadlow - Bernard Lee
Housekeeper - Beatrix Lehmann
Hotel Porter - Noel Purcell
First Mate Weaver - Bryan Forbes
Grogan - Sidney Vivian
Clerk - Irene Handl
American Captain - John Crawford
English Captain - Jameson Clark
Philip Westerby (in photo) - Carl Möhner
Locksmith - James Hayter
Sailor - Sam Kydd
Seaman on W88 - Bart Allison
Canteen Hostess - Belita
Seaman - Michael Caine
Woman Dancing at Forces Centre - Pauline Chamberlain
Seaman on W88 - Keith Faulkner
Canteen Worker - Renee Houston
Woman With Baby in Air Raid Shelter - Aileen Lewis
Officer in Operations Room - Richard Neller
Stella (Sophia Loren doubling) - Ljubica Otasevic
Officer in Operations Room - Ernie Rice
Dubbing - Robert Rietty
Policeman - Guy Standeven
Salvage Unit Captain - John Tatham
Soldier at Dance - Reg Thomason