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A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jack Warner ...
Det. Insp. Fred Fellows
Ronald Lewis ...
Det. Sgt. Jim Wilks
Yolande Donlan ...
Jean Sherman
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Clyde Burchard
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Mr. Simpson
Moira Redmond ...
Joan Simpson
Christine Bocca ...
Mrs. Simpson
Brian Oulton ...
Frank Restlin
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Sgt. Gorman
Norman Chappell ...
Andy Roach
John Barron ...
Ray Tenby / 'John Campbell'
Joan Newell ...
Mrs. Banks
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A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and Hove but also further afield. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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10 July 1969 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

El rostro sin nombre  »

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The main plot is inspired by the case of Patrick Mahon, who murdered his pregnant lover Emily Kaye near Eastbourne in 1924. He rented a bungalow, murdered Emily Kaye and dismembered her body there, and invited another woman (Ethel Duncan) to spend the Easter weekend with him while Emily Kaye's remains were in a locked bedroom in the bungalow. See more »

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veteran Jack solves the case

brilliant atmospheric film set on the Brighton coast in 1962. Jack Warner (66 years of age in real life) is the slightly caustic but nevertheless kindly commanding officer who runs the investigation. Great support from Ronald Lewis and a dazzling role from Michael Goodliffe(spooky to think that they both committed suicide in reality).See if you can spot the killer before Jack, believe me it is a shocker. Also there is a nice little twist at the end. The cast is top notch and there is a general seediness at the locations that the Brighton tourist board must have had concerns about.For a taut procedural police study this film is right at the top of the tree matched only by the Long Arm(Jack Hawkins) an absolute corker of a film and thanks to Nigel for providing me with a DVD of this film. This film is a must see.


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