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Mick Cardby
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Mollie Bennett
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Sir Wallace Benson
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James Mason as a private detective, whose father is a Scotland Yard man, takes a case involving extortion and kidnapping. A young girl is kidnapped from a nursing home and he advises the girl's father not to pay the ransom. After several near-misses on his life, he learns that the doctor in charge of the nursing home has been taken prisoner by the kidnappers. And then the wicket gets stiff or stuffy, or whatever wickets do. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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21 July 1941 (UK)  »

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The 32 Year Old James Mason
29 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

He had a mellifluous voice and a debonair manner in his delivery. Although he was trapped in only acting in British films at this stage in his career, James Mason demonstrated that he could carry a 90 minute film on his shoulders.


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