The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre: Season 3, Episode 4

Playback (Sep. 1962)

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A German immigrant girl seduces a young P.C. and talks him into an elaborate scheme.


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Episode cast overview:
Margit Saad ...
Lisa Shillack
Dave Hollis
Victor Platt ...
Insp. Gorman
Dinsdale Landen ...
Joe Ross
George Pravda ...
Simon Shillack
Ralph Monk
Jerold Wells ...
Insp. Parkes
Grace Arnold ...
Miss Wilson


A German immigrant girl seduces a young P.C. and talks him into an elaborate scheme.

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September 1962 (UK)  »

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Originally, in Febuary 1963 this was first released in Great Britain as second feature to The Main Attraction (1962). It was then repackaged as an episode for export to Europe and America as a TV series. See more »

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As good as a classic movie

I did not know any of Edgard Wallace Mystery series. And this episode is very interesting. I consider it as good as a classic film noir movie. A policeman, a bobby, is seduced by a femme fatale, a dame who wants to get rid of her rich husband. And, of course, she seduces the cop in order to push him to kill her husband. But first, she manages to push the poor bobby in a money trap, where he owes very much money to a gambling club owner. A sort of gangster.

So, you can guess the following. There is no heroes in there. And no happy ending either. A real film noir in an episode frame, made for TV only. The director, Quentin Lawrence has already made good stuff in the 60's.

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