Gideon's Day is a 1958 British crime film directed by John Ford and starring Jack Hawkins, Dianne Foster and Cyril Cusack. An adaptation of John Creasey's novel of the same name it is the first film to feature the character George Gideon of Scotland Yard, here played by Jack Hawkins. A police procedural, the film was directed by John Ford. The film's American title was Gideon of Scotland Yard.
The film follows a day in the life of a Metropolitan Police Officer George Gideon who receives information that one of his officers has been on the take, and he is forced to suspend him. When he hears that the same officer has been killed in an accident shortly afterwards, his interest is aroused, and he begins to investigate.