Payment Deferred (1932) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Bank clerk William Marble is desperate for money to pay his family's bills. When his wealthy nephew visits, Marble asks him for a loan, but the young man refuses. Marble decides to kill his nephew. It is a twisted path to justice after Marble is transformed by the crime he committed and the wealth he gains.

    - Written by Anonymous
  • Working as a bank clerk, William Marble is barely making ends meet for himself, his wife Annie and his daughter Winnie. He has even resorted to embezzling money from one of the bank's clients, although he sees this move as purely a matter of existence. However, through a combination of circumstances, he manages to come into a windfall of money. This windfall irrevocably changes all three of the Marble's lives, primarily because of William's actions, especially as they relate to gold-digging Rita Collins (a neighborhood woman) and the secret he has hidden.

    - Written by Huggo


As Hammond shows a prospective tenant a house in London, the two men discuss the murder that was committed by its former occupant...

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