A blackmailer is murdered, and the police find that there is a long list of suspects who wanted to see him dead.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mary Germaine ...
Carol Blane
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Jimmy
Alexander Gauge ...
Markham
John Arnatt ...
Pete Carter
Denis Shaw ...
Bassett
Ingeborg von Kusserow ...
Emma (as Ingeborg Wells)
Patricia Owens ...
Joan
C. Denier Warren ...
Jock
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hugo Schuster ...
Dr. Welich
Barry Wynne ...
Billy Blane
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A blackmailer is murdered, and the police find that there is a long list of suspects who wanted to see him dead.

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13 July 1953 (UK)  »

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Haus der Erpressung  »

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Blue Riband
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Music by Granville Chapman (as Charles Claverdale)
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routine thriller
13 August 2015 | by (london) – See all my reviews

Mary Germaines brother has bounced a cheque for 200 pounds.Alexander Gauge decides to blackmail him for 5000 pounds.He goes to Germaine for help.She arranges to go down to see Gauge at his isolated house. On route she picks up Sylvester.Over the radio comes a warning about an escaped convict. Germaine offers Gauge a cheque but he will only agree if she will stay the night.Sylvester goes to look for the cheque but it has gone and Gauge is found murdered and the phone wire cut.There are a number of suspects as Gauge had 2 staff and 2 associates. Sylvester fakes an escape and goes looking for the cheques with surprising results. Germaine brother turns up and is sent for the police.Then Sylvester reveals the actual killer in a less than thrilling climax.


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