The Man Without a Face (1935 film)

The Man Without a Face is a 1935 British drama film directed by George King and starring Carol Coombe, Cyril Chosack and Moore Marriott. It was made as a quota quickie at Walton Studios.[1]

The Man Without a Face
Directed byGeorge King
Produced byRandall Faye
Written bySt. John Erskine
Randall Faye
Michael Trevellian
StarringCarol Coombe
Cyril Chosack
Moore Marriott
Edited byJohn Seabourne Sr.
Embassy Pictures
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
25 September 1935
Running time
61 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A man wrongly convicted of murder is able to escape when he is involved in a train crash and changes identity with another passenger, not realising that he is the real killer.


  • Carol Coombe as Joan Ellis
  • Cyril Chosack as Billy Desmond
  • Moore Marriott as Tinker John
  • Ronald Ritchie as Paul Keefe
  • Billy Holland as Detective
  • Ben Williams as Warder
  • Fred Withers
  • Vi Kaley as Landlady


  1. Wood p.86


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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