The script held in the Crawford Collection in the AFI Research Collection contains the following character notes (excluding regular characters):
'STAN HOGAN Burly, small-time crim in late thirties. Thoroughly unattractive - bludger, bash-artist.
'ALICE TURNER Blonde, mid to late twenties. A prostitute who, potentially, is a decent person - devoted to her daughter. Ideally, attractive with a good figure.
'ELAIN MURRAY Early to mid thirties. A former prostitute who has graduated to the upper stratas. Attractive, well dressed and groomed but tough and emotionless.
'GORDON LEE Fortyish, vital, impressive. A successful businessman who is dabbling in local government. Totally ruthless and amoral. Highly plausible - speaks and acts with tremendous pace and attack.
'ANDREW PARKER Twenties - clean-cut young assistant to Lee - sees only one side of the man. Grave, gullible, dilligent.
'STELLA PALMER Twenties - bespectacled, no-nonsense physiotherapist who works in a brothel without knowing it.
'SEN. DET. REYNOLDS Quiet and authoritative.
'HARDY Another Senior
'WALKER Lee's solicitor. Forties. 2 or 3 scenes.
'DES GORDON Garage attendant who is an ex crim.
'MISS SINCLAIR The solicitor's secretary who looks after Alice Turner.
'FOSTER A detective of the Company Squad.
'CATHERINE Alice Turner's little girl, aged 10.
'NUN One telephone conversation.
'REPORTER One scene.
'FOUR YOUNG HOODS Some lines.
'TWO NICE SUBURBAN GIRLS
'HOUSEHOLDER Middle-aged (lines).
'TWO BANDITS Action only.
'DRIVER Action only.
'BANK TELLER Action only.
'P.A. VAN DRIVER
'SECRETARY IN CAMPAIGN OFFICE Couple of lines.
'WRITER IN CAMPAIGN OFFICE
'EXTRAS DETECTIVES TWO WORKMEN'.