The Ticket of Leave Man (1937)

UK, 1937
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, English

A British borderline horror film directed by George King.

Plot Summary

An innocent man is accused of being brutal serial killer The Tiger fights to clear his name and expose the real murderer.


Directed by: George King
© [not given on screen]
George King presents a George King production
Production Manager: E.M. Smedley-Aston
Adaption & Dialogue: H.F. Maltby
Scenario & Additional Dialogue: A.R. Rawlinson
Assistant Directors: Hal Mason, Tom Cundall
Continuity: M.B. Parsons
Photography: H. M. Glendinning [real name: Hone Glendinning]
Editor: Robert Walters
Musical Director: Jack Beaver
Recorded at Sound City, England by: Arthur Geary
Art Directors: Philip Bawcombe, Jack Hallward

Tod Slaughter (The Tiger)
John Warwick (Robert Brierly)
Marjorie Taylor (May Edwards)
Frank Cochran (Melter Moss)
Robert Adair (Detective Hawkshaw)
Peter Gawthorne (Joshua Gibson)
Jenny Lynn (Mrs Willoughby)
Arthur Payne [real name: Arthur West Payne] (Sam Willoughby)
Norman Pierce (Maltby)
Billy Bray (Jackson)



  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.4 no.46 (October 1937) p.227 – note
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.4 no.47 (November 1937) p.242 – credits, review


  • Mr Murder: The Life and Times of Tod Slaughter by Denis Meikle, Kip Xool and Doug Young pp.141-149