Double Alibi

For the 1940 murder mystery film see Double Alibi (1940 film)

Double Alibi
Directed byDavid MacDonald
Written byEdward Dryhurst
Harold Weston
StarringErnest Sefton
John Warwick
Paul Neville
Linden Travers
CinematographyStanley Grant
Edited byPeter Tanner
Distributed byFox Film Company
Release date
February 1937
Running time
40 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Double Alibi is a 1937 British crime film directed by David MacDonald and starring Ernest Sefton, John Warwick and Linden Travers. It was made at Wembley Studios as a quota quickie by the British subsidiary of the Hollywood studio Fox.[1]


The seemingly watertight alibi of a criminal is wrecked by the testimony of a woman connected with a rival gang.



  1. Chibnall p.288


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The British of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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