The Case for the Crown
The Case for the Crown is a 1934 British crime film directed by George A. Cooper and starring Miles Mander, Meriel Forbes and Whitmore Humphries. It was made at Elstree Studios as a quota quickie for release by Paramount Pictures.
|The Case for the Crown|
|Directed by||George A. Cooper|
|Produced by||George A. Cooper|
|Written by||Sherard Powell|
|Based on||short story An Error of Judgement by Anthony Gittins|
|Starring||Miles Mander |
|Distributed by||Paramount British Pictures|
|9 November 1934|
A business partner is found dead and the company accounts have been tampered with; but is it murder or suicide?
TV Guide called it "another dull British courtroom drama."
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