Colonel March Investigates (1953)

UK,
70m
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono (RCA Sound System), English

A British fantasy film directed by Cyril Endfield. It consists of three episodes of the television series Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1954-1956) (Hot Money. Death in the Dressing Room and The New Invisible Man) edited together to form a feature film that was released a year before the show was broadcast.

Plot Summary

Colonel March works for The Department of Queer Complaints investigating strange and baffling cases.

Credits

Crew
Director: Cyril Endfield
Criterion Films presents
Producer: Donald Ginsberg
Screenplay: Leo Davis
Based on Stories by: Carter Dickson
Director of Photography: Jonah Jones
Editor: Stanley Willis
Music: John Lanchberry
Art Director: George Paterson

Cast
Boris Karloff (Colonel March)
Ewan Roberts (Ames)
Richard Wattis (Cabot)
John Hewer (John Parrish)
Sheila Burrell (Joan Forsythe)
Anthony Forwood (Jim Hartley)
Patricia Owens (Betty Hartley)
Ronald Leigh-Hunt (Mr. Bowlder)
Joan Sims (Marjorie Dawson)
Sonya Hana

Alternative Titles

Col. Marchs VI sinne – Swedish Finnish title
Eversti Marchin VI aisti – Finnish title
Scotland Yard rykker ud – Danish title

Includes extracts from
Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1954)

References

Periodicals
The Cine-Technician vol.19 n102 May/Jun 1953) p.63 – credits, review
Film Index no/30 1974) p.108 – credits, review
Kine Weekly no.2392 30 Apr 1953) p.16 – credits, review
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.20 n233 June 1953) p.88 – credits, review
Today's Cinema vol.80 n6743 23 Apr 1953) p.11 – credits, review