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Dear Murderer (1947)

Not Rated | | Crime , Drama | 23 June 1947 (UK)
When successful business man Lee Warren suspects his wife is having an affair, he sets out find her lover, kill him, and make it look like suicide. Complications set in, when he finds out ... See full summary »

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Arthur Crabtree

Writers:

Muriel Box (screenplay), Sydney Box (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Portman ... Lee Warren
Greta Gynt ... Vivien Warren
Dennis Price ... Richard Fenton
Jack Warner ... Insp. Penbury
Maxwell Reed ... Jimmy Martin
Hazel Court ... Avis Fenton
Jane Hylton ... Rita
Andrew Crawford Andrew Crawford ... Sgt. Fox
Charles Rolfe Charles Rolfe ... Prison Warder
Hélène Burls Hélène Burls ... Charwoman
Ernest Butcher Ernest Butcher ... Hall Porter
Judith Carol Judith Carol ... American Secretary
Valerie Ward Valerie Ward ... Warren's Secretary
John Blythe ... Ernie
Vic Hagan Vic Hagan ... American Barman
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When successful business man Lee Warren suspects his wife is having an affair, he sets out find her lover, kill him, and make it look like suicide. Complications set in, when he finds out she has another lover as well, so Lee has to change his plans. Written by mike.wilson6@btinternet.com

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 1947 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Der perfekte Mörder See more »

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Gainsborough Pictures See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Lee Warren: I'll try anything once.
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'til death do us part
9 May 2017 | by jimjamjonny39See all my reviews

Would you really do anything for the one you love? She's beautiful, your wife and you've just found out that she's been having an affair while you've been away. You've come up with an idea of the "perfect murder". It's going to plan... or is it? This is a really clever plot, you the murderer are getting a two for one deal because you've just found out your wife has been two timing her lover. The police will never suspect you or if they do what are the chances of proving that you did it. There is a great sub-plot which I never saw coming; my evil mind was not focused.


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