Condemned to Death

Condemned to Death is a 1932 British crime film directed by Walter Forde and starring Arthur Wontner, Gillian Lind and Gordon Harker.[1] It was adapted from the play Jack O'Lantern by James Dawson which was itself based on a novel by George Goodchild.

Condemned to Death
French poster for the film
Directed byWalter Forde
Produced byJulius Hagen
Written byJames Dawson (play)
George Goodchild (novel)
H. Fowler Mear
Bernard Merivale
Brock Williams
StarringArthur Wontner
Gillian Lind
Gordon Harker
Cyril Raymond
Music byBaynham Honri
CinematographySydney Blythe
William Luff
Edited byJack Harris
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Thought to have been lost, "a cut version dubbed in French" was found as a result of a 1992 British Film Institute campaign to locate missing movies.[2]


A respected judge leads a double life as a murderer.



  1. "Condemned to Death". British Film Institute.
  2. Jo Botting. "Lost Then Found". British Film Institute Screenonline. Retrieved 22 February 2013.

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