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Director  Thomas Bentley
Cinematography  Geoffrey Faithfull
Country  United Kingdom
5.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Drama
Duration  
Language  English
Three Silent Men movie poster

Release date  7 December 1940
Writer  Jack Byrd, Dudley Leslie, E.P. Thorne (novel)
Genres  Drama, Crime Fiction, Crime Thriller
Cast  Sebastian Shaw (Sir James Quentin), Derrick De Marney (Captain John Mellish), Patricia Roc (Pat Quentin), Arthur Hambling (Ginger Brown), Cameron Hall (Badger Wood), John Turnbull (Inspector Gill)
Similar movies  Silver Blaze (1937), The Golden Disc (1958), Kill Me Tomorrow (1957), River Beat (1954)

Three Silent Men is a 1940 British crime film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Sebastian Shaw, Derrick De Marney, Patricia Roc and Arthur Hambling. A pacifist surgeon must operate to save the life of the inventor of a deadly weapon of war, and when the inventor dies, the surgeon becomes prime suspect.

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Plot

Pacifist surgeon Sir James Quentin (Sebastian Shaw) operates on Zaroff (Meinhart Maur), the inventor of a lethal weapon to be used against the Allies in the war. When Zaroff is discovered dead from an excess of ether, Quentin is immediately suspected. To clear her father's name, Quentin's daughter Pat (Patricia Roc), and her boyfriend Captain Mellish (Derrick De Marney), search for the real murderer.

Cast

  • Sebastian Shaw as Sir James Quentin
  • Derrick De Marney as Captain John Mellish
  • Patricia Roc as Pat Quentin
  • Arthur Hambling as Ginger Brown
  • Meinhart Maur as Karl Zaroff
  • John Turnbull as Inspector Gill
  • Peter Gawthorne as General Bullington
  • AndrĂ© Morell as Klein
  • Charles Oliver as Johnson
  • Jack Vyvian as Sergeant Wells
  • Billy Watts as Fernald
  • Charles Paton as Mr. Gibbs
  • Basil Cunard as Dr. Fairlie
  • Hugh Dempster as Nelson
  • Ian Fleming as Pennington
  • Cameron Hall as Badger Wood
  • Scott Harrold as Ted Blacklock
  • F.B.J. Sharp as Coroner
  • Bill Shine as Bystander at accident
  • Cynthia Stock as Matron
  • Critical reception

    TV Guide gave the film two out of five stars, calling it, "Badly written, though the suspense makes it entertaining."

    References

    Three Silent Men Wikipedia
    Three Silent Men IMDb Three Silent Men themoviedb.org