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The Ware Case (1938)

A financier is accused of murder when his brother-in-law is found dead in his garden pond. After winning the court case he returns home to find that his lawyer has romantic inclinations ... See full summary »

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Lady Ware
Barry K. Barnes ...
Michael Adye
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Judge
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Prosecuting Attorney
Frank Cellier ...
Skinner
Edward Rigby ...
Tommy Bold
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Eustace Ede
Dorothy Seacombe ...
Mrs. Slade
Athene Seyler ...
Mrs. Pinto
Elliott Mason ...
Jury Woman
Wallace Evennett ...
Munnings (as Wallace Evenett)
J.R. Lockwood ...
Denny
Glen Alyn ...
Claire
Peggy Novak ...
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A financier is accused of murder when his brother-in-law is found dead in his garden pond. After winning the court case he returns home to find that his lawyer has romantic inclinations towards his wife. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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This film's earliest documented telecast occurred Monday 20 August 1945 on New York City's pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). See more »

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Tommy Bold: You wouldn't see a poor old bloke what's coughin' hisself into an early grave without giving him a trifle, now would you eh?
Eustace Ede: Begging is a criminal offence. Be off with you and kindly leave by the tradesman's entrance or I'll give you in charge.
Tommy Bold: And you call yourself a gentleman!
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A bit clunky.
3 April 2012 | by (Co. Kerry Ireland) – See all my reviews

I intend to do a review of all the films on IMDb that I have seen that presently lack one, like many of these films this was shown at the Gothique film society in London, March-2012, review follows...

Ealing, the 2nd of the 95 M.Balcon produced Ealing films, this rather clunky tale of a death at a country house, possibly murder, is all too clearly based on a play, of interest to people trying to see all the 'Ealing' films, this is one of their weakest efforts.

Note version I saw ran 71m 28s, not stated 79m.

If anyone is wondering what was the 1st M.Balcon Ealing film, then it is the far superior THE GAUNT STRANGER (1938)


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