In late Victorian London, Jack the Ripper has been killing and maiming actresses in the night. The Burtons are forced to take in a lodger due to financial hardship. He seems like a nice young man, but Mrs. Burton suspects him of being the ripper because of some mysterious and suspicious habits, and fears for her beautiful actress niece who lives with them. Written by
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The Story of Jack the Ripper
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Did You Know?
Shot in 1943, not released until 1944. See more
George Sanders says that handguns are illegal in England, "even for the police." In the final scenes he is chasing Creger with, and firing, a handgun. See more
Old Cockney Man
"Murders being committed in our midst. Police inadequate. We intend offering a substantial reward to anyone, citizen or otherwise, who shall give information bringing the murderer or murderers to justice." Hmm.
Version of The Lodger
(ca 1885) (uncredited)
Music by Bessie Bellwood
Lyrics by Will Herbert
Sung a cappella by a mob outside a pub See more