Whispering Tongues

Whispering Tongues is a 1934 British crime film directed by George Pearson and starring Reginald Tate, Jane Welsh and Russell Thorndike. The screenplay concerns a son who seeks revenge by stealing valuables from the men who drove his father to suicide.

Whispering Tongues
Directed byGeorge Pearson
Produced byJulius Hagen
Written byBernard Mainwaring
H. Fowler Mear
StarringReginald Tate
Jane Welsh
Russell Thorndike
Malcolm Keen
Music byW.L. Trytel
CinematographyErnest Palmer
Edited byLister Laurance
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release date
March 1934
Running time
55 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



The film was made at Julius Hagen's Twickenham Studios as a quota quickie for release by RKO Pictures.[1] The film's sets were designed by James A. Carter.


  1. Chibnall p.281


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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