WATCH – "Victim" (1961) Starring Dirk Boagarde – Back2Stonewall Saturday LGBT Cinema Classic

Melville Farr, (Dirk Bogarde) is a married lawyer, a blackmailer who has photos of Farr and a young gay man, Farr tracks down other gay men being extorted for money by the same blackmailer. The well-educated police Detective Inspector Harris considers the sodomy law nothing more than an aid to blackmailers, and helps Farr in calling his blackmailer’s bluff.
This movie was far ahead of its time in 1961 was then a blatant plea for England to reforms it’s sodomy laws which were still on the books.

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