Partners in Crime (1961 film)

Partners in Crime is a 1961 British crime film directed by Peter Duffell and starring Bernard Lee, Moira Redmond and John Van Eyssen. Part of the long-running series of Edgar Wallace Mysteries films made at Merton Park Studios, it is loosely based on the 1918 novel The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace.[1]

Partners in Crime
Directed byPeter Duffell
Produced byJack Greenwood
Jim O'Connolly
Written byRobert Banks Stewart
Based onThe Man Who Knew
by Edgar Wallace
StarringBernard Lee
Moira Redmond
John Van Eyssen
Music byRon Goodwin
CinematographyBert Mason
Edited byEdward B. Jarvis
Merton Park Studios
Distributed byAnglo-Amalgamated
Release date
February 1961
Running time
54 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


  • Bernard Lee as Inspector Mann
  • Moira Redmond as Freda Strickland
  • John Van Eyssen as Merril
  • Stanley Morgan as Sergeant Rutledge
  • Gordon Boyd as Rex Holland
  • Mark Singleton as Shilton
  • Victor Platt as Harold Strickland
  • Danny Sewell as Avery
  • Robert Sansom as Doctor
  • Nicholas Smith as Pawn Shop Assistant
  • Ernest Clark as Ashton
  • Richard Shaw as Bill Cross
  • Graham Leaman as Ballistics Scientist
  • Hilary Martyn as Rita
  • Clive Marshall as Tony Hart
  • Ruth Meyers as Mary Nuttal
  • Larry Martyn as Pete Lake
  • Deidre Day as Secretary
  • Peter Howard-Johnson as Police Sergeant


  1. Goble p.486


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