The Very Edge (1963)

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Tracey is happily married and expecting her first baby. Mullen who once saw her modelling and conceived a violent passion for her, breaks into the house and assaults her. She miscarries and afterwards becomes frigid to her husband, Geoff, who turns for comfort to Helen, his secretary. Tracy and Geoff move but she lives in agonized terror that Mullen will re-appear. Geoff ruins a police trap for Mullen and whilst he is with Helen, Mullen who has found their whereabouts traps Tracy on the roof. The police and Geoff appear just in time to save her. Mullen jumps to his death and a new start is now possible for Tracy and Geoff.

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