Dear Murderer

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Hailed on its release as the first Gainsborough production by Betty Box, Britain’s leading female producer at the time, this is a chilling tale of premeditated murder and revenge. Lee Warren, a business man, returns to London after a trip abroad with... read more

Hailed on its release as the first Gainsborough production by Betty Box, Britain’s leading female producer at the time, this is a chilling tale of premeditated murder and revenge. Lee Warren, a business man, returns to London after a trip abroad with a suspicion that his wife is being unfaithful. At their apartment, he discovers evidence and the name of her lover. He calls on the man and demands he writes a note telling her it is over, dictating it so that it will in fact provide an alibi for a ‘suicide’. After killing him, Warren discovers that the man he has killed was his wife’s former lover and that she now has another...

Original Release

06/23/1947

Cast

Eric Portman Lee Warren
Greta Gynt Vivien Warren
Jack Warner Insp. Penbury
Dennis Price Richard Fenton
Hazel Court Avis Fenton
Maxwell Reed Jimmy Martin
Jane Hylton Rita
Andrew Crawford Sgt. Fox
Charles Rolfe Prison Warder
Helene Burls Charwoman
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Arthur Crabtree

Writers

Muriel Box, Sydney Box, Peter Rogers, St. John Legh Clowes

Cast

Eric Portman Lee Warren
Greta Gynt Vivien Warren
Jack Warner Insp. Penbury
Dennis Price Richard Fenton
Hazel Court Avis Fenton
Maxwell Reed Jimmy Martin
Jane Hylton Rita
Andrew Crawford Sgt. Fox
Charles Rolfe Prison Warder
Helene Burls Charwoman
Ernest Butcher Hall Porter
Judith Carol American Secretary
Valerie Ward Warren's Secretary
John Blythe Ernie
Howard Douglas Doctor
Victor Hagan American Barman

Producers

Sydney Box Executive Producer
Betty E. Box Producer

Editors

Gordon Hales

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