When an attractive young girl is murdered, suspicion falls on several members of the local tennis club. It falls to Police Inspector Halloran to sort out all the red herrings, and finally ... See full summary »
When an attractive young girl is murdered, suspicion falls on several members of the local tennis club. It falls to Police Inspector Halloran to sort out all the red herrings, and finally after a confrontation at the top of the local church spire, arrest the culprit. Another fascinating look at what life was like in Britain during the 50's, Written by
The action takes place in Oakley Park. A Surrey Ambulance Service vehicle is glimpsed, whilst a County of London Civil Defence Corps van can also be seen. See more »
When Dr Fenner admits Roper into his consulting room, his mouth is visibly moving as he closes the door but no dialogue accompanies him on the soundtrack. See more »
Supt. Mike Halloran:
This killer is going to strike again. I know the pattern. I've seen it a dozen times. If we handle this town with kid gloves on, there's going to be another funeral within a week.
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Having been stuck in the house on a cold winter afternoon I switched on Channel 4 to view their afternoon film Town on Trial and am I glad I did This is a hidden gem of a movie. It will keep you guessing right up to the end who the murderer is. Try and spot Dandy Nichols in a bit part(this is what I love about these old fifties films,spotting actors who go on to greater things) If you can get a copy to rent you will not be disappointed. I give it nine out of ten
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