Film. Directed by Wolf Rilla. Tweet. Story of ex-convict's return to his village where he is suspected of murdering local girl. Country. Year. With Donald Houston, Susan Shaw, Robert Brown, Peter Byrne. Cast & Credits. Date: 1953. Long Rope, The aka Large Rope, The. Menu. Director: Wolf Rilla. Production Company: Victor Hanbury Productions as Insignia. The Large Rope (1953) Tweet. Region (s): South East E-L. Drama. Movies. Film details. ... ©2020 British Film Institute. ... Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events. Celebs. Genre. A wrongly accused convict returns home, only to be maligned again. Type. Fiction. Category. 1953. Featuring. United Kingdom. The Large Rope (also known as The Long Rope) is a 1953 British crime film directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Donald Houston, Susan Shaw and Robert Brown. Location (s): Turville, Buckinghamshire. Stars: Donald Houston, Susan Shaw, Robert Brown. Donald Houston Susan Shaw Robert Brown. Synopsis.