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The Clue of the New Pin (1961 film)

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Story by  Edgar Wallace
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Language  English
Director  Allan Davis
Genre  Crime Fiction
Country  United Kingdom
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Release date  1961
Based on  a novel by Edgar Wallace
Writer  Philip Mackie, Edgar Wallace
Cast  Bernard Archard, Paul Daneman, James Villiers
Similar movies  The Squeaker (1963)

The Clue of the New Pin (1961) is a British crime film directed by Allan Davis and starring Paul Daneman, Bernard Archard and James Villiers. It was one of the series of Edgar Wallace Mysteries, British second-features, produced at Merton Park Studios in the 1960s.

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This film is an adaptation of the 1923 novel The Clue of the New Pin by Edgar Wallace, which was also made into a film in 1929.

Plot

TV journalist Tab Holland assists Scotland yard with the murder of a reclusive millionaire whose corpse is discovered locked in a vault. The key to the vault is mysteriously found on the table beside the corpse.

Partial cast

  • Paul Daneman - Rex Lander
  • Bernard Archard - Superintendent Carver
  • James Villiers - Tab Holland
  • Katherine Woodville - Jane Ardfern
  • Clive Morton - Ramsey Brown
  • Leslie Sands - Sergeant Harris
  • David Horne - John Tredmere
  • Ruth Kettlewell - Mrs Rushby
  • Wolfe Morris - Yeh Ling
  • Maudie Edwards - Barmaid
  • Critical reception

    TV Guide called it "slightly better than most of the 47 Edgar Wallace second features that producer Greenwood put out between 1960 and 1963."

    References

    The Clue of the New Pin (1961 film) Wikipedia
    The Clue of the New Pin (1961 film) IMDb


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