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Drama
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A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort.

Director: Sang-soo Hong
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Joon-sang Yoo, Yu-mi Jeong
Go for Zucker (2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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Crime | Drama | Mystery
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Director: Daniel Lind Lagerlöf
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Crime
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Documentary
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 Supt. Meredith / ... (5 episodes, 1960-1964)
Bernard Archard ...
 Detective Inspector Verity / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1964)
Allan Cuthbertson ...
 Det. Supt. Cowley / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1965)
John Carson ...
 Insp. Jackson / ... (4 episodes, 1962-1964)
Alfred Burke ...
 Davison / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1963)
Stanley Morgan ...
 Sgt. Anson / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1962)
Marianne Stone ...
 Alice Preston / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1965)
Peter Thomas ...
 3rd Reporter / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1964)
Victor Platt ...
 Constable Jackson / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1965)
Norma Parnell ...
 Day Nurse / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1963)
Tony Wall ...
 Constable Huntly / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1965)
Maxine Audley ...
 Liz Teasdale / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Paul Daneman ...
 Frank Griffiths / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
Jacqueline Ellis ...
 Elsa Marlowe / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 Mrs. Reynolds / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1964)
Moira Redmond ...
 Diana Marsh / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
Michael Coles ...
 Frank Murray / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Anthony Newlands ...
 Leo Hagen / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
Jennifer Daniel ...
 Barbara Blair / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
Derek Francis ...
 Arthur Tilsley / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
John Glyn-Jones ...
 Dr. Maurice Tarn / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Philip Locke ...
 David Hughes / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Richard Warner ...
 Crabtree / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
Richard Vernon ...
 John Crewe / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
Jack Watson ...
 Insp. Bolam / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
William Abney ...
 James Tynewood / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1964)
Clifford Earl ...
 Detective Sergeant Wentworth / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
Brian Haines ...
 Felix Carstairs / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Denis Holmes ...
 Fraser / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
John Miller ...
 Lord Clandon / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
André Mikhelson ...
 1st Croupier / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
Jack Watling ...
 Frank Leamington / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Paul Whitsun-Jones ...
 Charles Pinder / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1965)
Derrick Sherwin ...
 Alan / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
Jack Rodney ...
 Gregory / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1965)
Alec Bregonzi ...
 Cast member / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Anthony Bailey ...
 Charles - the Chauffeur (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Victor Charrington ...
 Barman / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1964)
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 Donald Edwards / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
Maurice Denham ...
 Sir Harold Crossley / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Harry H. Corbett ...
 Inspector Bruce / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Lee Montague ...
 Larry Hart / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 Carola / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1964)
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 Alan Roper / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Dino Steffano / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Det. Supt. Hallett / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Geoffrey Keen ...
 Robert Lindley / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
John Van Eyssen ...
 John Maudle / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Johnnie Gordon / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
Mark Eden ...
 Oliver Marchant / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
Dudley Foster ...
 Peter Dexter / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Justine Lord ...
 Ann Longman / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Alec Campbell / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
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 Danny Thorne / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
Delphi Lawrence ...
 Nina Stewart / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Kenneth Cope ...
 Derek Maitland / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
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 Sammy / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Anthony Bate ...
 Ralph Longman / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Patrick Magee ...
 Ben Black / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
William Russell ...
 Mike Cochrane / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Basil Henson ...
 Derreck Alwyn / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
Ewan Roberts ...
 Deighton / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Brian McDermott ...
 Det.Sgt.Stillman / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Tony Garnett ...
 Brennan / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Noel Trevarthen ...
 Blake / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Kevin Stoney ...
 Joe / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
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 Lew Daney / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Barry Linehan ...
 Detective Sergeant Rigby / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Ellen McIntosh ...
 Jane Meldrum / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Patricia Mort ...
 Elisabeth Gray / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Leslie Sands ...
 Inspector Simons / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Gerald Anderson ...
 Maj. Paul Amery (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Jerold Wells ...
 Insp. Parkes / ... (2 episodes, 1962)
Russell Waters ...
 Clerk of the Court / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Jacqueline Jones ...
 Marie Labonne / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Murray Hayne ...
 Alex Nichols / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Richard Clarke ...
 Charles Wagner / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
John Bryans ...
 Arlett / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Vanda Godsell ...
 Betty Conlon / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Leonard Sachs ...
 Welland (2 episodes, 1962)
Alex Scott ...
 John Brodie / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
Richard Bird ...
 Fox / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Ian Curry ...
 Haldane / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Virginia Wetherell ...
 Brenda / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Trevor Reid ...
 Bank Manager / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Grace Arnold ...
 Housekeeper / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Billy Milton ...
 Chandler / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Ken Wayne ...
 Baker / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Norman Scace ...
 Dr. Ambrose / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Edward de Souza ...
 1st Reporter / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
Harold Goodwin ...
 Floyd / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Philip Latham ...
 Lawrence (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Keith Smith ...
 Porter / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Gladys Henson ...
 Housekeeper / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
John Horsley ...
 Pathologist / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 Detective / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
John Moore ...
 House Detective / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Patricia Burke ...
 Norma Brent / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1965)
Larry Taylor ...
 Reilly (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Pamela Greer ...
 Guest at Party / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Harry Locke ...
 Amis / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Barrie Ingham ...
 Gordon / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Edward Dentith ...
 Prison officer (2 episodes, 1962-1964)
William Dysart ...
 1st Skater / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Larry Martyn ...
 Clive Parker (2 episodes, 1961)
Yvonne Buckingham ...
 Jenny / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
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 Det. Sergeant Reeve / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Oliver MacGreevy ...
 Wilkinson (2 episodes, 1963)
Julie Shearing ...
 Flower Girl / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Deidre Day ...
 Model agency secretary (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Adrian Oker ...
 Waiter / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Eric Dodson ...
 Dr. Wolfson / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Joyce Hemson ...
 1st Woman / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Arch Taylor ...
 1st Removal Man (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
Howard Pays ...
 Freddie / ... (2 episodes, 1961)
Ernest Clark ...
 Ashton / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Richard Shaw ...
 Bill Cross / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Michael Robbins ...
 Sergeant Harris / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Frank Forsyth ...
 Commissionaire / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1965)
Vincent Harding ...
 Detective Sergeant Holt (2 episodes, 1963)
Odette Nash ...
 Guest at Party / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Kenneth Benda ...
 Bryce / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
David Browning ...
 Casey (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
Guy Standeven ...
 Counterhand / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
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Excellent cinema series
9 December 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Edgar Wallace mysteries were originally cinema second features, supporting the big films - then were sold to television much later. So now they are often thought of as a TV series.

Whatever they are, they are sometimes excellent, sometimes routine, the same as any other long running series. What they do have are interesting casts - many big names at the start of their careers such as Barry Foster, Michael Caine, Patrick Allen, Harry H Corbett. There is also a fabulous theme tune Man of Mystery written by Ron Goodwin and performed by The Shadows.

These mysteries are always watchable and as they run less than an hour they have both time to develop plot and characters, and not to outstay their welcome.


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