The Riverside Murder


Albert Parker
Fox British

Financiers on the eve of a group payout are being killed one by one. Can Inspector Winton catch the killer?

Enjoyable Edgar Wallace-like murder mystery is nothing new, and the requisite romance between policeman and reporter doesn't quite seem believable, but Sydney is affable and Sim gets to practice his sour Scots police sergeant in preparation for the Inspector Hornleigh films. Witty script and a satisfying ending, too.

-Dave W.

5th March 1935

64 mins

Basil Sydney
Detective Inspector Philip Winton
Judy Gunn
Claire Haines
Zoe Davis
Mrs. Harris
Alastair Sim
Police Sergeant 'Mac' McKay
Reginald Tate
Hubert Perrin
Ian Fleming
Henry Sanders
Tom Helmore
Alfred Jerome
Martin Lewis
William Gregg
C.M. Hallard
Dickenson, Norman's Attorney
Aubrey Mallalieu
Robert Norman
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Constable Smith
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Evening Gazette Reporter
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Actor on Movie Set
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Actor on Movie Set
Albert Parker
Movie Director
(uncredited director's cameo)
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Film Crewman
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Studio Policeman
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Studio Telephone Operator
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Mr. Gregory, Editor
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Delivery Boy
Ernest Borrow
Superintendent Field
Sidney Monckton
Globe Reporter
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Globe Photographer
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Police Commissioner
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Constable Guarding Front Door
(Raymond Rollett?)
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Constable in Winton's Office

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