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The Spider (1940 film)

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Genre  Crime, Drama
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Country  United Kingdom
Director  Maurice Elvey
Cinematography  Ernest Palmer
Language  English
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Writer  Kenneth Horne, Reginald Long
Release date  15 April 1940 (UK)
Based on  novel Night Mail by Henry Holt
Genres  Thriller, Crime Fiction, Drama
Cast  Cecil Parker, Derrick De Marney, Diana Churchill, Jean Gillie
Related Maurice Elvey movies  Sons of the Sea (1939), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1921), Medal for the General (1944)

The Spider is a 1940 British, black-and-white, crime, drama, thriller, directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Derrick De Marney and Diana Churchill. It was produced by Admiral Films.

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Synopsis

This thriller features a talent agent, whose corrupt actions are uncovered by his business partner. The corrupt sinks deeper by murderng him. Unfortunately for both of them, a young woman witnesses the murder. The talent agent attacks her, she is traumatised and loses her memory. After she is released from hospital, the talent agent resumes his chase, but a detective and his wife intervene with thrilling consequences.

Cast

  • Derrick De Marney as Gilbert Silver
  • Diana Churchill as Sally Silver
  • Jean Gillie as Clare Marley
  • Cecil Parker as Lawrence Bruce
  • Frank Cellier as Julian Ismay
  • Allan Jeayes as George Hackett
  • Edward Lexy as Inspector Horridge
  • Jack Melford as Duke
  • Jack Lambert as Smith
  • Anthony Holles as Bath's Manager
  • Moira Lynd as Nurse
  • References

    The Spider (1940 film) Wikipedia
    The Spider (1940 film) IMDb


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