The Night Won't Talk

The Night Won't Talk is a 1952 British crime film directed by Daniel Birt and starring John Bailey, Hy Hazell and Mary Germaine. The murder of an artist's model lead the police to investigate the artistic community of Chelsea.

The Night Won't Talk
Directed byDaniel Birt
Produced byHarold Richmond
Written byRoger Burford
Brock Williams
StarringJohn Bailey
Hy Hazell
Mary Germaine
Music byGilbert Vinter
CinematographyBrendan J. Stafford
Edited byJohn Seabourne
Corsair Pictures
Distributed byAssociated British-Pathé
Release date
October 1952
Running time
61 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It was made at Kensington Studios as a second feature.[1] The film's sets were designed by the art director Bernard Robinson.[2]


Critical reception

TV Guide wrote, "Though a touch predictable, this film is fairly intelligent for a minor crime thriller."[3]


  1. Chibnall & McFarlane p.149
  2. "The Night Won't Talk (1952)".
  3. "The Night Won't Talk".


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