Inquest (1939 film)
Inquest is a 1939 British crime film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Elizabeth Allan, Herbert Lomas, Hay Petrie and Barbara Everest. In the film, a young widow is accused of murder, and enlists the support of a King's Counsel to help prove her innocence. It was based on a play by Michael Barringer which had previously been adapted as a film in 1931. The film was a quota quickie made at Highbury Studios to be used as a supporting feature.
|Directed by||Roy Boulting|
|Produced by||John Boulting|
|Written by||Michael Barringer (play) |
|Music by||Charles Brill|
|Edited by||Roy Boulting|
Charter Film Productions
|Distributed by||Grand National Pictures|
TV Guide concluded, "not bad as courtroom dramas go. This was the first attempt by the Boulting brothers to give higher production values to programmer filmmaking."