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Bombay Waterfront (1952)

Paul Temple Returns (original title)
The Temples investigate a series of gruesome murders attributed to a mysterious figure known as "The Marquis."

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(radio serial: "Paul Temple Intervenes")
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Cast

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John Bentley ...
Patricia Dainton ...
Grey Blake ...
Storey
Peter Gawthorne ...
Valentine Dyall ...
Superintendant Bradley
Robert Urquhart ...
Slater
Arthur Hill ...
Cranmer Guest
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Sir Felix Raybourne
Andreas Malandrinos ...
Sammy Wren
Dan Jackson ...
Sakki
Ronald Leigh-Hunt ...
Inspector Ross (as Ronald Leigh Hunt)
Elizabeth Gilbert ...
Barmaid
George Patterson ...
Abdullah
Vi Kaley ...
Old 'Em
Gerald Rex ...
Rifle Range Attendant
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A serial killer terrorizes London. Each victim is found with a telegram signed "The Marquis." There seems to be no other common thread between the victims, and Scotland Yard is baffled. Novelist and amateur sleuth, Paul Temple, is warned to stay away from the case, but he and his glamorous wife Steve can never refuse a good mystery. Written by L. Hamre

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24 November 1952 (UK)  »

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Bombay Waterfront  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Based on the BBC Radio serial "Paul Temple Intervenes" (1942) by Francis Durbridge. See more »

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Follows The Green Finger (1946) See more »

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Tries Too hard to imitate Edgar Wallace
17 February 2013 | by (london) – See all my reviews

One of Edgar Wallace's trademarks was to have a gang of criminals led by an unknown person who went by such nicknames as "The Frog".In order to let us all in on the fun we would have a disguised glimpse if the head of the gang so that we could try and workout who was the ringleader.Here we are given no such help.We see a number of what are on the surface some unrelated incidents which of course in the end lead us to the head of the gang.I found that after the first couple of murders i became rather uninvolved and couldn't really care who was the chief villain.the film has a very decent cast but unless you are into this particular genre it is actually rather a bore.


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