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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.


Terry Bishop


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


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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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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lacks originality
17 November 2015 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

An American comes to London to look for the girl friend of his dead brother.He finds her modeling in a haute culture salon.Unfortunately for her she interrupts thieves looting the safe of diamonds on behalf of the crooked boss of the salon.The American is knocked out trying to confront the thieves and to nobody's great surprise he is suspected by the police of having committed the murder.As is usual in these type of films he is at the forefront of bringing the gang to justice.Despite the best efforts of both Michael Gough and Hazel Court this film never raises the level of excitement above mediocre at best.Too much of this film seems to have been borrowed from similar films of the same era.

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February 1959 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1.66 : 1
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