The Riverside Murder
The Riverside Murder is a 1935 British crime film directed by Albert Parker and starring Basil Sydney, Judy Gunn and Zoe Davis. A woman reporter helps an inspector solve the deaths of four financiers on the eve of a group shareout. Based on "Les Six Hommes Morts" (Editions du Masque) by Stanislas-André Steeman.
|The Riverside Murder|
|Directed by||Albert Parker|
|Produced by||Leslie Landau (unit producer)|
|Written by||Selwyn Jepson (writer)|
Stanislas-André Steeman (novel)
|Edited by||Reginald Beck|
Robert Norman is shot dead at his home. Inspector Winton arrives on the scene to investigate the murder and finds that it has occurred shortly before an important meeting between a group of five financiers of whom Norman was one. Budding journalist Claire Haines also manages to talk her way into the house in an attempt to impress her editor by gathering exclusive news on the murder. The other financiers realize they are also in danger when another one of their number is murdered.
Inspector Winton sets a trap for the killer using one of the financiers as bait.
Differences from novel
- Basil Sydney as Inspector Philip Winton
- Judy Gunn as Claire Haines
- Zoe Davis as Mrs. Harris
- Alastair Sim as Police Sergeant "Mac" McKay (film debut)
- Reginald Tate as Hubert Perrin
- Ian Fleming as Henry Sanders
- Tom Helmore as Alfred Jerome
- Martin Lewis as William Gregg
- C.M. Hallard as Dickenson - Norman's Attorney
- Aubrey Mallalieu as Robert Norman
- The Riverside Murder on IMDb
- The Riverside Murder is available for free download at the Internet Archive