As music-hall star Elizabeth Cree awaits her sentence for the death of her husband John, Inspector Kildare suspects he may have died by the hand of the serial killer responsible for the series of murders that has shaken Victorian London.
Before the Ripper, fear had another name.
Did You Know?
Though the film is based on a work of fiction, three of the readers in the library, all of them suspects in the golem case, are real people who did at the time live in London: Karl Marx, George Gissing and Dan Leno. See more
The great Dan Leno first appeared on stage in 1884 - so he became popular in the late 1880s and 1890s. Karl Marx died in 1883, one year before Dan Leno first took to the stage. There could be no point in time when someone could meet both Karl Marx and a successful, popular Dan Leno. See more
[inspecting Lizzie's hands
What in God's name have they had you doing down in those marshes?
Digging graves. Five years it was before I found out you're supposed to use a shovel.
Referenced in Making The Limehouse Golem
I'm Waiting For Him Tonight
Written by Dan Leno
Music by Johan Söderqvist
Performed by Douglas Booth See more