Tag Archives: The Edgar Wallace Mysteries

October Moth

This British B movie from 1960 is melodramatic and tries to be Film Noir, neither of which are qualities I particularly look for in a film. I only ended up watching it because it’s an extra bonus feature on the … Continue reading

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The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: The Fourth Square

This instalment in the Edgar Wallace Mysteries film series opens with a burglar sneaking into a darkened room, opening a safe, taking one specific item, and then sticking some little squares on the wall. It’s an odd and creepy start, … Continue reading

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The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: The Clue of the New Pin

I suppose the best way to describe this entry into the Edgar Wallace Mysteries film series is a locked room mystery. There certainly isn’t a lot of mystery apart from that, with the identity of the killer in no doubt … Continue reading

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The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: Partners in Crime

When I started this episode playing I noticed that the running time was a bit shorter than usual for this crime series, at just over 50 minutes instead of the usual 60-ish. I was hopeful that it might be an … Continue reading

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The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: The Man Who Was Nobody

This instalment in the Edgar Wallace Mysteries series of films feels more like an early episode of The Avengers than the usual detective crime drama. That’s because the detective is rarely the main focus of the story. On paper, the … Continue reading

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The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: Marriage of Convenience

The first Edgar Wallace Mystery featured Wilfred Bramble, and now it’s the turn of the other Steptoe, Harry H. Corbett, this time in the lead role as Inspector Bruce, a detective on the trail of an escaped convict. We start … Continue reading

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The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: Clue of the Twisted Candle

This is the first film from the Edgar Wallace Mysteries series that is actually based on an Edgar Wallace book, and it’s certainly very different to Urge to Kill, which we looked at a couple of weeks ago. This is … Continue reading

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The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: Urge to Kill

Over the last couple of weeks we have been looking at A for Andromeda, and this week we are moving from one creepy statue, revolving in the mist, to another. The bust in question belongs to Edgar Wallace, and appears … Continue reading

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