In this adaptation of John le Carré's Call for the Dead (1961) that is directed by Sidney Lumet, a British agent (James Mason) is suspicious of the suicide of a man he had investigated (Robert Flemyng).
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Monday, June 24, 2019
|New HarperCollins edition of Fletcher's |
The Middle Temple Murder
More on Fletcher (who apparently also was a friend of T. S. Stribling)
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
In this episode of Thriller directed by Ida Lupino and cowritten by Lupino and her cousin Richard Lupino, a scheming heir plots to eliminate the competition for an inheritance. Phyllis Thaxter and Martita Hunt costar.
Monday, June 17, 2019
|Edgar Wallace, Der Frosch mit der Maske |
(Fellowship of the Frog)
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Adapted and directed by Val Guest from a story by journalist Leonard Mosley, They Can't Hang Me features a convicted civil servant attempting to avoid the hangman's noose by claiming he can identify a spy notorious for disclosing top-secret nuclear information. Andre Morell stars.
Monday, June 10, 2019
|Ad for WQXR, 1963|
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
|Stanley Baker gets physical in |
The Man Who Finally Died
Monday, June 03, 2019
volume 9 in the McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction series that I edit. It focuses on Ngaio Marsh, creator of well-born Inspector Roderick Alleyn. Marsh joins other subjects John Buchan, E. X. Ferrars, Ed McBain/Evan Hunter, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Andrea Camilleri, James Ellroy, Sara Paretsky, and P. D. James.