A doctor's ex-wife dies of nicotine poison.



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A doctor's ex-wife dies of nicotine poison.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery





Release Date:

February 1953 (UK)  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The traffic accident late in the film takes place in front of the St. John's Wood tube station, at the intersection of Finchley Road and Grove End Road, London NW8. (The view has changed somewhat on 2010 Google Maps, but the main landmarks are still visible.) See more »

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A great little film
17 February 2007 | by (Adelaide, Australia) – See all my reviews

This one comes on the ABC often, and almost every time it does I manage to catch it either watching it or setting tape to record it. It's a great little film. Just sits around the hour mark but for that hour you have a lot of stuff packed in.

The leads were believable despite the short run time and I liked the whole mystery aspect of it. I found that enjoyable despite the fact I've seen the film like a gazillion time in repeats and it's one of those little gems, that if you blink you will miss so to speak.

Again I'd recommend this movie to anyone looking for a nice mystery to watch.

6/10 from me.

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