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
Early on Lizzie Cree says, "It betrays the suffering of women. My gender become inured to injustice". The character should have said, "My sex becomes inured...". Substituting "gender", a grammatical term, for "sex", meaning male or female, is a modern genteelism. See more
I wanted to be in his play. He wanted the gratification of plucking a poor and needy girl from misery and saving her. We used one another equally. Perhaps that's the best that can be said of any coupling.
What Did She Know About Railways?
Written by C. G. Cotes
Music by Bennett Scott
Performed by Olivia Cooke See more