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The Case of 'The Smiling Widow' (1957)

A Scotland Yard detective investigates the murder of an artist who dabbled in blackmail.

Director:

Montgomery Tully

Writer:

Gil Saunders (screenplay)
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Complete credited cast:
Edgar Lustgarten Edgar Lustgarten ... Himself - Narrated by
Russell Napier Russell Napier ... Inspector Duggan
Vernon Greeves Vernon Greeves ... Sergeant
Carl Jaffe Carl Jaffe ... Nicholls (as Carl Jaffé/Carl Jaffe)
Sylvia Marriott ... Janet Nicholls
Roger Delgado ... Commissario
Dino Galvani Dino Galvani ... Director of Cellini Gallery in Rome
Alec Finter Alec Finter ... Doctor Harding
Joan Cross Joan Cross ... Maid (Nancy Morgan)
Glyn Houston ... Bates
Margot Bryant Margot Bryant ... Mrs. Bailey
Barbara Bruce Barbara Bruce ... Mrs. Wiggins
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A Scotland Yard detective investigates the murder of an artist who dabbled in blackmail.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1957 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Casebook: The Case of the Smiling Widow See more »

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Production Co:

Merton Park Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Tully and Napier combine in this thriller
18 February 2018 | by l_rawjalaurenceSee all my reviews

Two stalwarts of the SCOTLAND YARD series, Montgomery Tully and Russell Napier, combine in this tale of a suicide victim who isn't quite what it seems.


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