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Maria Marten, or: The Murder in the Red Barn (1913)

A wealthy landowner kills his pregnant mistress and buries her body, but his mother has a strange dream that just may bring his crime to light. Based on an actual murder that happened in 1828.

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... Maria Marten
Fred Groves ... William Corder
Douglas Payne ... Roger Deaves
Nessie Blackford ... Mary Marten
A.G. Ogden ... Tom Marten
Mary McKenzie ... Mary Moore
... Captain Matthews
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A wealthy landowner kills his pregnant mistress and buries her body, but his mother has a strange dream that just may bring his crime to light. Based on an actual murder that happened in 1828.

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December 1913 (UK)  »

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The real Red Barn, where Maria Marten was murdered in 1828 is in the village of Polstead, Suffolk, UK. Baroness Rendell of Babergh lives there now; she is better known as crime writer Ruth Rendell. See more »

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Version of The Red Barn Mystery (1908) See more »

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