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Death in High Heels (1947)


Lionel Tomlinson (as Tommy Tomlinson)


Christianna Brand (novel)


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Cast overview:
Don Stannard Don Stannard ... Detective Charlesworth
Elsa Tee Elsa Tee ... Victoria David
Veronica Rose Veronica Rose ... Agnes Gregory
Denise Anthony Denise Anthony ... Aileen
Patricia Laffan ... Magda Doon
Diana Wong Diana Wong ... Miss Almond Blossom
Nora Gordon Nora Gordon ... Miss Arris
Bill Hodge Bill Hodge ... Mr. Cecil
Kenneth Warrington Kenneth Warrington ... Frank Bevan
Leslie Spurling Leslie Spurling ... Sgt. Bedd


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Release Date:

18 July 1947 (UK) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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This was Hammer's first film since The Bank Messenger Mystery (1936) eleven years earlier. See more »

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Quicky followup to GREEN FOR DANGER
25 November 2002 | by gmonescuSee all my reviews

This film was apparently made to capitalize on the success of GREEN FOR DANGER, the classic 1946 whodunit film based on the novel by Christianna Brand. DEATH IN HIGH HEELS, based on Brand's first novel, while not up to the standard of the other film in any department, is not without interest, especially to lovers of Golden Age detective fiction. And while the "surprise" denoument is not difficult to predict, the film (at 48 minutes) hardly outstays it welcome.

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