Colonel March Investigates (1953)

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.


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

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)


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