The Mysterious Mr. Nicholson

The Mysterious Mr. Nicholson is a 1947 British crime film directed by Oswald Mitchell and starring Anthony Hulme, Lesley Osmond and Frank Hawkins.[1] The screenplay concerns the beneficiary of a lucrative inheritance, who is found dead by a solicitor's clerk.

The Mysterious Mr. Nicholson
English pressbook cover
Directed byOswald Mitchell
Produced byGilbert Church
Written byFrancis Miller
Oswald Mitchell (Additional scenes & dialogue)
StarringAnthony Hulme
Lesley Osmond
Music byIsaac Snoek
CinematographyS.D. Onions
Gilbert Church Productions (as Bushey)
Distributed byAmbassador Film Productions Ltd. (UK)
Release date
16 June 1947 (UK)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A solicitors secretary is taking a will to a client to be altered. Nearing the address, she bumps into a stranger and after finds a body (who turns out to be the client) lying murdered. The police find a note pinned to the dead man signed by a DLS. Mr Nicholson (DLS) IS approached by the police and he takes up the case.


  • Anthony Hulme - Nicholson / Raeburn
  • Lesley Osmond - Peggy Dundas
  • Frank Hawkins - Inspector Morley
  • Andrew Laurence - Waring
  • Douglas Stewart - Seymour
  • George Bishop - Mr Browne
  • Josie Bradley - Freda
  • Ivy Collins - Mrs Barnes


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