Marriage of Convenience (1960 film)

Marriage of Convenience is a 1960 British crime film directed by Clive Donner and starring Harry H. Corbett, John Cairney and John Van Eyssen.[1] Part of the long-running series of Edgar Wallace Mysteries films made at Merton Park Studios, it is based on the 1924 novel The Three Oak Mystery.[2]

Marriage of Convenience
Directed byClive Donner
Produced byJack Greenwood
Jim O'Connolly
Written byRobert Banks Stewart
Based onThe Three Oak Mystery
by Edgar Wallace
StarringHarry H. Corbett
John Cairney
John Van Eyssen
Music byFrancis Chagrin
CinematographyBrian Rhodes
Edited byBernard Gribble
Merton Park Studios
Distributed byAnglo-Amalgamated
Release date
November 1960
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A convict escapes from jail, only to discover that his girlfriend has married the police officer who arrested him.



  1. Goble p.488
  2. Goble p.488


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