A Case for PC 49

A Case for PC 49 is a 1951 British mystery film directed by Francis Searle and starring Brian Reece, Joy Shelton and Christine Norden.[1] It was made by Hammer Films at Bray Studios. The film was based on a popular radio series, which already been adapted into the 1949 production The Adventures of PC 49. It was released as a second feature.

A Case for PC 49
Directed byFrancis Searle
Produced byAnthony Hinds
Written byVernon Harris
Francis Searle
Alan Stranks
StarringBrian Reece
Joy Shelton
Christine Norden
Music byFrank Spencer
CinematographyWalter J. Harvey
Edited byJames Needs
Distributed byExclusive Films
Release date
August 1951
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. Chibnall & MacFarlane p.79


  • Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.

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