Persons Unknown (play)
Persons Unknown is a 1929 mystery play by the British writer Edgar Wallace. The plot revolves around the murder of a "person unknown" in a street by a mysterious blackmailer. It features the character of Sergeant Elk, a Scotland Yard detective who appeared in several of Wallace's novels.
|Written by||Edgar Wallace|
|Date premiered||28 September, 1929|
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- Wearing p.701
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