Wanted by Scotland Yard

Wanted by Scotland Yard is a 1937 or 1938[1] British crime film directed by Norman Lee and starring James Stephenson, Betty Lynne and Leslie Perrins.[2] It was made at Welwyn Studios, and is sometimes known by the alternative title of Dangerous Fingers. Its year of release is often described as 1939, the year of its American distribution, but it had premiered in Britain earlier. When jewel thief Fingers (James Stephenson) recognises intended victim Standish (Leslie Perrins) as the man who caused the death of his girlfriend, his motivations switch from robbery to revenge.[3]

Wanted by Scotland Yard
U.S. poster
Directed byNorman Lee
Produced byJohn Argyle
Written byVernon Clancey
StarringJames Stephenson
Betty Lynne
Leslie Perrins
CinematographyBryan Langley
Edited byTed Richards
Distributed byPathé Pictures (UK)
Release date
1937 or 1938
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom




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  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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