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Murder on the Campus (1961)

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When reporter Mark Kingston's student brother falls from his Cambridge college window, he makes haste from the States to set out to prove that it would not have been suicide, but was rather murder.

Director:

Michael Winner

Writer:

Michael Winner
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Terence Longdon ... Mark Kingston (as Terence Longden)
Donald Gray Donald Gray ... Inspector Wills
Dermot Walsh ... Prof. Taylor
Robertson Hare ... Ronald Fortescue
Diane Clare ... Mary Johnson
Felicity Young Felicity Young ... Jill - Waitress
Edwin Styles Edwin Styles ... Sir Lionel - College Dean
Douglas Muir ... Killer
Jill Hyem Jill Hyem ... Joy Clark
Max Faulkner
Tony Thawnton Tony Thawnton ... College Tutor
Laura Thurlow Laura Thurlow ... Waitress in Cafe
Geoffrey Ryan Geoffrey Ryan
Anne Sharp ... (as Ann Sharp)
Harold Siddons Harold Siddons ... Jimmy - Newspaper Editor
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When reporter Mark Kingston's student brother falls from his Cambridge college window, he makes haste from the States to set out to prove that it would not have been suicide, but was rather murder.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1961 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Cambridge University is not a "Campus" university. See more »

Quotes

Inspector Wills: These students spend half their time climbing in and out of their colleges. I wonder why they bother to build gates for them at all.
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A forgettable potboiler.
18 November 2000 | by SylvesterSee all my reviews

"Murder on the Campus" was Michael Winner's second film. It was actually made in England in 1957 under the title "The Clock Strikes Eight". It is a very routine muder mystery with little to recommend it. It is what was known as a "Quota Quickie", a second feature, made on the cheap to enable British theatre owners to fulfill their quota - a legal requirement that a set percentage of all footage shown in British movie theatres had to be British in origin.


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