A gentleman is shot dead in his study. The police come in to solve the crime. A young detective weaves his way through danger and an intricate set of clues to catch the killer. Watch for the scene were a murder is committed by shooting a gun through a mail slot in a door. The climax is terrific and similar to Secret of the Blue Room. Written by
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Alastair Sim's film debut. See more
At c. 13 minutes the newspaper editor abruptly ends his telephone conversation with Claire Haines, the young reporter, by slamming down the receiver. However, immediately afterwards, the call continues. See more