Code of Scotland Yard
Code of Scotland Yard is a 1947 British crime film directed by George King and starring Oskar Homolka, Muriel Pavlow and Derek Farr. It was also known as The Shop at Sly Corner, from the popular stage play of that name by Edward Percy. It features an appearance by the young Diana Dors.
|Code of Scotland Yard|
French poster by Boris Grinsson
|Directed by||George King|
|Produced by||George King|
|Screenplay by||Reginald Long|
|Based on||the play by Edward Percy|
|Music by||George Melachrino|
|Edited by||Manuel del Campo|
|Distributed by||British Lion Films (UK)|
|10 March 1947|
|Box office||£140,694 (UK)|
A French antique dealer (Homolka) lives a comfortable life in London. He cares only for his daughter (Pavlow), who is trying to become a successful concert violinist. When his shop assistant (Griffith) discovers that much of his money comes from fencing stolen goods, he attempts to blackmail the Frenchman.
- Oskar Homolka as Descius Heiss
- Derek Farr as Robert Graham
- Muriel Pavlow as Margaret Heiss
- Manning Whiley as Corder Morris
- Kathleen Harrison as Mrs Catt
- Garry Marsh as Major Elliot
- Kenneth Griffith as Archie Fellowes
- Jan Van Loewen as Professor Vanetti
- Irene Handl as Ruby Towser
- Johnnie Schofield as Inspector Robson
- Diana Dors as Mildred
- Katie Johnson as Woman in Shop
- Vi Kaley as Flower Seller
- David Keir as Gentleman Customer
- James Knight as Publican
- Eliot Makeham as Theatre Usher
- Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p483
- "Code of Scotland Yard (1947) - Trailers, Reviews, Synopsis, Showtimes and Cast". AllMovie. Retrieved 22 February 2014.
- "Code Of Scotland Yard Review". Movies.tvguide.com. Retrieved 22 February 2014.