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Scotland Yard Inspector (1952)

Lady in the Fog (original title)
English woman asks an American detective visiting London to help find her brother's killer

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Philip 'Phil' O'Dell
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Margaret 'Peggy' Maybrick
Bernadette O'Farrell ...
Heather McMara
Geoffrey Keen ...
Christopher Hampden
Campbell Singer ...
Inspector Rigby
Alastair Hunter ...
Det. Sgt. Reilly
Mary Mackenzie ...
Marilyn Durant
Lloyd Lamble ...
Martin Sorrowby
Frank Birch ...
Boswell - the airport manager
Wensley Pithey ...
Sid - the bartender
Reed De Rouen ...
Connors - the thug
Peter Swanwick ...
Smithers
Bill Fraser ...
Sales Manager
Lionel Harris ...
Allan Mellon
Betty Cooper ...
Dr. Campbell - asylum superintendant
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English woman asks an American detective visiting London to help find her brother's killer

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Mystery

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31 October 1952 (USA)  »

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Scotland Yard Inspector  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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B movie starring Cesar Romero
18 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Lady in the Fog" is a 1952 film starring Cesar Romero as an amateur detective, Philip O'Dell, an American currently in London. He helps a woman (Lois Maxwell) whom he meets in a bar - her brother was run down by a car in the heavy London fog, but she is convinced that it wasn't accidental. O'Dell investigates, and finds himself involved with an old case, a mental hospital, a filmmaker, and a nightclub.

Romero is a delightful actor, and this story has a lot of comedic elements which he acquits very well. He was very underrated, which is clear if one sees him in "The Captain from Castile" and "Julia Misbehaves." The story of "Lady in the Fog" is about as lame as it gets and pretty easy to figure out. It's made on the cheap. Romero is always worth seeing, though.


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