The Mind of Mr. Reeder
The Mind of Mr. Reeder is a 1939 British mystery crime film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Will Fyffe as Mr. Reeder, with Kay Walsh, George Curzon, and supporting roles for Chili Bouchier, John Warwick and Ronald Shiner.
|The Mind of Mr. Reeder|
U.S. lobby card
|Directed by||Jack Raymond|
|Produced by||Charles Q. Steel|
|Written by||Marjorie Gaffney|
Bryan Edgar Wallace
|Based on||The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder by Edgar Wallace|
George Curzon (actor)
|Music by||Percival Mackey|
Jack Raymond Productions
|Distributed by||Grand National Pictures (UK)|
|13 January 1940|
It was produced by Jack Raymond Productions and shot at the Highbury Studios in London, with sets designed by the art director James Carter. It was distributed in the United States by Monogram Pictures using the alternative title The Mysterious Mr. Reeder. Also, Ronald Shiner, Will Fyffe and Jack Raymond were all involved in another Mr. Reeder film The Missing People. The film is based on a novel by Edgar Wallace.
Reeder, an employee of the Public Prospectors Department, pursues a gang of counterfeiters.
- Will Fyffe as J.G. Reeder
- Kay Walsh as Peggy Gillette
- George Curzon as Welford
- Chili Bouchier as Elsa Weford
- John Warwick as Ted Bracher
- Lesley Wareing as Mrs. Gaylor
- Romilly Lunge as Inspector Gaylor
- Betty Astell as Barmaid
- Derek Gorst as Langdon
- Ronald Shiner as Sam Hackett
- Wally Patch as Lomer
- George Hayes as Brady
- Patricia Roc as Doris Bevan
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