Meet Maxwell Archer
Meet Maxwell Archer is a 1940 British mystery film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring John Loder, Leueen MacGrath and Athole Stewart. The screenplay concerns a private detective who attempts to clear a man wrongly accused of murder. The film was based on the 1938 novel by Hugh Clevely. It was released in the U.S. in 1942 as Maxwell Archer, Detective.
|Meet Maxwell Archer|
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|Directed by||John Paddy Carstairs|
|Produced by||William Sistrom|
|Written by||Katherine Strueby|
|Based on||the novel Archer Plus Twenty by Hugh Clevely|
|Music by||W.L. Trytel (uncredited)|
|Edited by||Alan Jaggs|
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures (UK)|
|17 February 1940 (UK)|
Maxwell Archer, a private detective, attempts to clear a young man wrongly accused of murder.
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- "Maxwell Archer, Detective (1939) - John Paddy Carstairs - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie".
- "Maxwell Archer, Detective".