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Missing, Believed Lost - C.O.D.

From Missing, Believed Lost, BFI Publishing, 1992

The first of three pictures (all missing) made by Westminster Films, set up by Jackson and Powell as a partnership. It was another Philip MacDonald story, a murder mystery in which a man helps a girl dispose of her stepfather's corpse after he has been murdered in circumstances likely to incriminate her, only to find that the body has been returned to the scene of the crime. The man then poses as a doctor to clear the girl and expose the killer, who falls to his death in a fight with the hero.

Gary Marsh, the villain in The Star Reporter, here starred as the hero. In one of his earliest screen roles, Roland Culver - a droll and dapper figure in many leading British films of the 1940s and 1950s - was the murderer.

This film is "Missing, Believed Lost", please check all achives and attics.

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