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Model for Murder (1959)

An American officer, searching England for his dead brother's girlfriend, becomes involved in a jewel robbery.

Director:

Terry Bishop

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Terry Bishop (adapted by), Robert Dunbar (adapted by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keith Andes ... David Martens
Hazel Court ... Sally Meadows
Jean Aubrey Jean Aubrey ... Annabel Meadows
Michael Gough ... Kingsley Beauchamp
Julia Arnall ... Diane Leigh
Patricia Jessel ... Madame Dupont
Peter Hammond ... George
Edwin Richfield ... Costard
Alfred Burke Alfred Burke ... Podd
Richard Pearson ... Bullock
George Benson George Benson ... Freddie
Diane Bester Diane Bester ... Tessa
Howard Marion-Crawford ... Inspector Duncan
Neil Hallett ... Sergeant Anderson
Barbara Archer Barbara Archer ... Betty Costard
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An American officer, searching England for his dead brother's girlfriend, becomes involved in a jewel robbery.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1959 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Stohos dolofonias See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1.66 : 1
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Closing credits: All characters and events portrayed in this film are fictitious and any resemblance to actual people and events is purely coincidental. See more »

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Model For B Movie
20 November 2018 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

Merchant mariner Keith Andes is in London to speak with the ex-fiancee of his dead brother. When she turns up dead in the middle of a jewel robbery by fashion house head Michael Gough, he is clunked on the head and framed. It's up to him to try and prove his innocence with the help of Hazel Court.

It's a fun little B mystery, directed by Terry Bishop, with lots of pretty girls and several brief, eccentric characters. Gough is suave as the bad guy whose well laid plans for the robbery go awry; George Benson is fun as the boring and slightly boorish industrialist dating the model; and Charles Lamb has a nice little bit as a lock keeper, making sure he pockets a tip while saying he shouldn't have. Andes is a trifle suave and perfunctory as the innocent man accused as murder, but at 70 minutes, it's great to watch the tightly written how-catch-him movie wind its way through the plot


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