Dual Alibi

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Dual Alibi
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Directed by Alfred Travers
Written by
  • Vivienne Adès
  • Stephen Clarkson
  • Alfred Travers
Based onan original story by Renalt Capes
Produced by Louis H. Jackson
Cinematography James Wilson
Edited by Monica Kimick
Music by Stanley Black
Distributed by Pathé Pictures International (UK)
Release dates
  • 3 June 1947 (1947-06-03)(London, UK)
Running time
81 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Language English

Dual Alibi is a 1947 British drama film directed by Alfred Travers and starring Herbert Lom, Phyllis Dixey and Terence De Marney. [1] It is a film noir. [2] It was made by British National Films at Elstree Studios.



A top French acrobatic act, the de Lisle twins, are hired by a British promoter to perform in his Blackpool show. While they are working there one of the twins falls in love with a cigarette girl and aspiring singer named Penny. After the twins win the French lottery she steals their ticket, with the help of a spivish publicity agent, and goes to Paris to claim the prize. The twins follow them to seek revenge.


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  1. "Dual Alibi (1947)".
  2. Spicer p.442