Tag: Mystery

Robbery | 1967 | Stanley Baker, Joanna Pettet

A humdrum thriller based on the Great Train Robbery of the Royal Mail in the early 1960s. The cast are all kitted out in sharp suits, speaking in dodgy dialogue and generally embodying the decade’s idea of ultra cool. However, apart from a...

Murder! | 1930 | Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring

Alfred Hitchcock uses sound imaginatively in one of his earliest talkies, making the most of Marshall’s mellifluous voice. Marshall plays an actor-playwright on a jury who undertakes an investigation on his own when he believes the girl on...

The Clairvoyant | 1934 | Claude Rains, Fay Wray

A fraudulent psychic (Rains at his creepiest) begins to have terrifying, authentic flashes into the future. The visions, which all seem to herald impending disasters, catch up with him and he is jailed for causing one accident that he predicted. He...

The Chalk Garden | 1964 | Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills

In this compelling drama based on the Edith Bagnold play, a governess sets out to help a troubled teen acting out for her mother’s attention. The governess Madrigal (Deborah Kerr) is a determined young woman recently released from prison after...

Franchise Affair, The | 1951 | Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray

Mystery starring Dulcie Gray and Marjorie Fielding as a mother and daughter who are accused by 15-year-old Ann Stephens of kidnapping and beating her to force her to become their servant. The police build up a case which country solicitor Michael...

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