5.7/10
77
4 user

Behind the Headlines (1956)

Newspaper reporters compete with London police to solve a murder.

Director:

Charles Saunders

Writers:

Allan MacKinnon (screenplay) (as Allan Mackinnon), Robert H. Chapman (novel) (as Robert Chapman)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A hard-boiled reporter tries to solve a mysterious crime despite an increasingly complicated love life.

Director: Charles Saunders
Stars: Paul Carpenter, Diane Hart, Jill Adams
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Ace reporter Jeff Holly is assigned to investigate the murder of a politician whose body was found stashed in a trunk. Holly's enthusiasm soon wanes when his editor insists that he take his... See full summary »

Director: Charles Saunders
Stars: Paul Carpenter, Melissa Stribling, John Laurie
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Bulldog Drummond is injured when his sabotaged car crashes and Jack Pennington agrees to masquerade as the sleuth. He is enlisted to help Ann Manders find her jeweler grandfather who has ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde
Stars: Jack Hulbert, Fay Wray, Ralph Richardson
Dear Murderer (1947)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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 »

Director: Arthur Crabtree
Stars: Eric Portman, Greta Gynt, Dennis Price
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A journalist is framed for the murder of a rival and has to prove his innocence, whatever the cost.

Director: Charles Saunders
Stars: Paul Carpenter, Hazel Court, Russell Napier
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Mark Sherwin ( Robert Ayres) is the victim of a brutal beating and car theft. The thief dies in a crash; Mark suffers from amnesia, and recuperates on a horse-training property. Discovering... See full summary »

Director: Vernon Sewell
Stars: Christine Norden, Robert Ayres, Jennifer Jayne
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A doctor returning from the Korean War to his hometown in Pennsylvania must choose what next to do with his life

Director: Irving Rapper
Stars: Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Dianne Foster
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A yogi seemingly dies while simulating death and his evil second wife, and her daughter, try to force his daughter into insanity for control of his estate.

Director: Francis Searle
Stars: Betty Ann Davies, Sheila Burrell, Sidney James
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Magda Miller Magda Miller ... Nina Duke
Arthur Rigby Arthur Rigby ... Hollings
Trevor Reid Trevor Reid ... Bunting
Alfie Bass ... Sammy
Leonard Williams Leonard Williams ... Jock Macrae
Gaylord Cavallaro Gaylord Cavallaro ... Jeff Holly
Adrienne Corri ... Pam Barnes
Paul Carpenter Paul Carpenter ... Paul Banner
Tom Gill Tom Gill ... Creloch
Ewen Solon ... Superintendent Faro
Colin Rix Colin Rix ... Bernard
Melissa Stribling ... Mary Carrick
Anita Wuest Anita Wuest ... Model
Harry Fowler ... Alfie
Sandra Colville Sandra Colville ... Waitress
Edit

Storyline

Newspaper reporters compete with London police to solve a murder.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1956 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Berufsrisiko See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

Goofs

[All goofs for this title are spoilers.] See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Standard Murder Mystery
24 June 2015 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This is the type of film which used to appear as the B film in British cinemas in the 1950s and a staple of British TV up till recent times.Paul Carpenter stars as a reporter trying to find scoops on a woman blackmailer who is murdered in her flat at the beginning of the film.He falls initially for the affections of a rival reporter,Adreienne Corri,but his true affections lie with his secretary,Hazel Court,Queen of the B films.The fact is that there is not much mystery as there are not a multiplicity of suspects.Though it is hard to believe that the murderer would try to kill Carpenter since it would only make his chances of capture more likely.Anyway a reasonable film of its genre.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed