Lloyd Bridges plays an american Wotld War II vet who returns to England only to find his former sweetheart is m ixed up with a dangerous spy gang. The trouble begins when Frank Pryor (Bridges) exits his plane and asks a stranger for a light. A short rings out and the man drops dead, the victim of an assassin with a limp. Things go downhill from there.
Moira Lister plays Pryor's old girlfriend, Pauline French. Alan Wheatley, Leslie Phillips, Helene Codet, and Bruce Beeby are also featured.
Based on Anthony's Verney's Death on the Treadway, The Limping Man was directed by Cy Endfield from an adaptation by Ian Stuart Black and Reginald Long.