Crime, intrigue... and a murder that was almost perfect!Appearing three years before his career-defining role in Black Narcissus, David Farrar plays a Fleet Street reporter who discovers an uncomfortable truth when he sets out to unravel a murder mystery. Anne Crawford, William Hartnell and silent-era idol John Stuart also feature among the top-line cast of this gripping and complex wartime thriller featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its original theatrical aspect ratio.Ellington, a keen editor and newspaperman, has been neglecting... his wife for his work; she, bored with her own company and irked by her husband's selfish behaviour, has been carrying on a mild flirtation with man-about-town Paul Grayson. During one of her visits to Grayson's flat, a former girlfriend appears with disastrous consequences for all concerned... [show more]
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David Farrar stars as an intrepid reporter in this 1940s British crime drama. Fleet Street reporter Brooks (Farrar) is sent by his editor Ellington (John Stuart) to investigate a story involving a woman who is said to have witnessed a recent murder. But, unbeknownst to Ellington, his wife Margaret (Antoinette Cellier) is involved and she has also been having an affair with Paul Grayson (Anthony Hawtrey). With so much deception afoot, it is up to Brooks to solve the murder mystery.