Gilbert Harding Speaking of Murder (1954)

35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, English

A British borderline horror film directed by Paul Dickson.

Plot Summary

An anthology of three stories: The Missing Passenger, Falstaff's Fur Coat and Thirty Days to Die, originally shown as part of the TV series Calling Scotland Yard (1956-1957).


Director: Paul Dickson
Danziger Productions Ltd
Executive Producers: Edward J. Danziger, Harry Lee Danziger

Gilbert Harding (host)
Kay Walsh
Betty Ann Davies
Patrick Barr
Howard Marion Crawford (Horatio Plunkett)
Wilfred Caithness (Wallingford)
Andrea Melandrinos (Kittredge)
Robert Raglan (Inspector McKay)
Robert Adair (Mills)
Harold Jamieson (Slim)
Peter Bathhurst (police sergeant)
Hubert Gregg (Sidney Maxwell)
Laurence Naismith (Harcourt Garnett)
Jenny Laird (Linda)
Philip Ray (theatre manager)
Henry Longhurst (Sir Arthur Cuthbertson)
Alec McCrindle (music critic)
Gabriel Toyne (1st dramatic critic)
Mark Singleton (2nd dramatic critic)
Arthur Lowe (3rd dramatic critic)



  • Kinematograph Weekly no.2409 (27 August 1953) p.26 – note
  • Kinematograph Weekly no.2411 (10 September 1953) p.22 – review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.20 no.237 (October 1953) p.149 (UK) – credits, review
  • Today's Cinema vol.81 no.6825 (20 August 1953) p.5 – note
  • Today's Cinema vol.81 no.6835 (3 September 1953) p.6 – review