Paris Plane

Paris Plane is a 1933 British crime film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring John Loder, Molly Lamont and Allan Jeayes.[1] It was made at Shepperton Studios as a quota quickie.[2]

Paris Plane
Directed byJohn Paddy Carstairs
Produced byIvar Campbell
Written byCharles Bennett
StarringJohn Loder
Molly Lamont
Allan Jeayes
Distributed byMGM
Release date
September 1933 (UK)
Running time
52 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A Scotland Yard detective pursues a murderer aboard a Paris bound Hercules plane. The murderer is disguised, making every passenger a suspect.[3]


Critical reception

TV Guide gave the film two out of five stars, calling it "A claustrophobic thriller...A fairly interesting crime film that exploits its low budget successfully by containing the action in one enclosed area."[4]


  1. Paris Plane at NY Times
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  3. Bennett, Charles (19 March 2014). "Hitchcock's Partner in Suspense: The Life of Screenwriter Charles Bennett". University Press of Kentucky via Google Books.
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