|East of Piccadilly|
|Directed by||Harold Huth|
|Screenplay by|| J. Lee Thompson |
|Based on||story East of Piccadilly by Gordon Beckles|
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Starring|| Judy Campbell |
|Music by||Marr Mackie|
|Distributed by|| Associated British Picture Corporation |
Producers Releasing Corporation (US)
East of Piccadilly released in the US as The Strangler is a 1941 British mystery film based on a story by Gordon Beckles.It was directed by Harold Huth and starring Judy Campbell, Sebastian Shaw, Niall MacGinnis, Henry Edwards, Martita Hunt, Charles Victor and Frederick Piper.
A series of murders in the West End of London baffle the officers of Scotland Yard and draw the interest of a crime reporter to the case.
While TV Guide called it an "outdated mystery yarn",Moria wrote that "East of Piccadilly gets by on a certain snappiness. The dialogue often has a dry wit about it."
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