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Dr. Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress (1949)

A young woman goes missing under strange circumstances. A friend of hers tries to find out what happened and it almost leads to another case of a missing young woman. Dr. Morrell has his hands full trying to solve this case.

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Valentine Dyall ...
Dr. Morelle
Julia Lang ...
Miss Frayle
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Bensall
Philip Leaver ...
Kimber
Jean Lodge ...
Peter Drury ...
Peter Lorimer
Sidney Vivian ...
Inspector
John Sharp
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A young woman goes missing under strange circumstances. A friend of hers tries to find out what happened and it almost leads to another case of a missing young woman. Dr. Morrell has his hands full trying to solve this case.

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Hypnotising
18 February 2014 | by (london) – See all my reviews

Although this is a rather threadbare effort it does have a fairly entertaining and well thought out ending.The voice of Valentine Dyall permeates the whole film giving the clue to the film's origins.At that time many BBC radio programmes were being turned into films,often with unlikely titles such as The 20 Questions Murder Mystery.I have to say that I cannot remember a similar climax when the tables were so neatly turned on the murderer with no less than two further twists giving a very neat and ingenious ending>Too often endings seemed contrived and unsatisfactory ,but such concerns definitely do not apply to this thriller.


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