The Adventures of PC 49

The Adventures of PC 49 is a 1949 British crime film directed by Godfrey Grayson and starring Hugh Latimer, John Penrose and Annette D. Simmonds.[1]

The Adventures of PC 49
Directed byGodfrey Grayson
Produced byAnthony Hinds
Written byVernon Harris (radio series)
Alan Stranks
StarringHugh Latimer
John Penrose
Annette D. Simmonds
Music byFrank Spencer
CinematographyCedric Williams
Edited byClifford Turner
Distributed byExclusive Films
Release date
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It is also known by the subtitle Investigating the Case of the Guardian Angel. The film was based on a popular radio series. It was followed by a sequel A Case for PC 49 in 1951.

There were six children's annuals full of stories of PC 49, as well as an annual reprinting of his strips in the Eagle comics.



  1. Chibnall & McFarlane p.241


  • Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.
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