Murder Will Out (1939 film)

Murder Will Out is a 1939 British crime film directed by Roy William Neill, starring John Loder, Jane Baxter and Jack Hawkins, and released by Warner Brothers.[2]

Murder Will Out
Frederick Burtwell, Crystal Parzik and Jack Hawkins
Directed byRoy William Neill
Produced byRoy William Neill
Written byAustin Melford
Brock Williams
Derek Twist
Story byRoy William Neill
StarringJohn Loder
Jane Baxter
Jack Hawkins
Warner Bros. First National Productions
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • August 1939 (1939-08)
Running time
66 minutes[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film is classed as "missing, believed lost" and is included on the British Film Institute's "75 Most Wanted" list of missing British feature films.[1]

Plot summary

A jade collector is given a piece by a friend, but it soon brings trouble on his shoulders.


Critical reception

TV Guide wrote, "could have been a good film had more effort been placed in developing the plot; as it is, it's almost impossible to figure out what is going on."[3]


  1. "Murder Will Out / BFI Most Wanted". British Film Institute.
  2. "Murder Will Out (1939)". British Film Institute.
  3. "Murder Will Out".

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