Three Cases of Murder

Three Cases of Murder

George More O'Ferrall (1953)

PG Certificate


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A compendium of three tales of the not-entirely-unexpected variety, which is notable mainly for a typically larger-than-life performance from a visiting Orson Welles. He gets his teeth into the role of an aristocratic politician who undergoes a disturbing penance for a wrongdoing he perpetuated on a colleague. The other stories feature able performances from a reliable British cast (John Gregson, Elizabeth Sellars, Alan Badel).


Trilogy of offbeat whodunits. A mild-mannered museum tour guide becomes literally drawn into a painting, two men find their friendship is deeply affected by their love for the same woman, and a vengeful politician makes his rival's life a misery. Starring Orson Welles, John Gregson, Alan Badel and Elizabeth Sellars.

Cast & Crew

Lord Mountdrago Orson Welles
Edgar Curtain John Gregson
Owen/Mr X/Harry Alan Badel
Elizabeth Elizabeth Sellars
George Wheeler Emrys Jones
Lady Mountdrago Helen Cherry
Dr Audlin Andre Morell
Director George More O'Ferrall
Director David Eady
Director Wendy Toye
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Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteTheatrical distributor: British Lion Film Corp Ltd