Man Detained

Man Detained is a 1961 British crime film directed by Robert Tronson and starring Bernard Archard, Elvi Hale and Paul Stassino. Part of the long-running series of Edgar Wallace Mysteries films made at Merton Park Studios, it is loosely based on the 1916 novel A Debt Discharged by Edgar Wallace.[1]

Man Detained
Directed byRobert Tronson
Produced byJack Greenwood
Jim O'Connolly
Written byRichard Harris
Based onA Debt Discharged
by Edgar Wallace
StarringBernard Archard
Elvi Hale
Paul Stassino
Music byBernard Ebbinghouse
CinematographyBert Mason
Edited byRobert Jordan Hill
Merton Park Studios
Distributed byAnglo-Amalgamated
Release date
October 1961
Running time
59 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film's sets were designed by the art director Peter Mullins.



  1. Goble p.486


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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