|Meet Mr. Malcolm|
Original British trade ad
|Directed by||Daniel Birt|
|Produced by|| Theo Lageard |
|Written by|| Roger East (novel) |
|Starring|| Adrianne Allen |
|Music by||Frank Chacksfield|
|Edited by||Anne Barker|
|Distributed by||Associated British-Pathé (UK)|
Meet Mr. Malcolm is a 1954 British crime film directed by Daniel Birt and starring Adrianne Allen, Sarah Lawson and Richard Gale.It was made at Kensington Studios. Crime writer Colin Knowles (Richard Gale) is called in by his estranged wife Louie (Sarah Lawson) to solve a real-life murder when her employer's body is found at the bottom a cliff.
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Daniel Birt was an English film director and editor.
Adrianne Allen was an English stage actress.
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TV Guide dismissed it as "Not very interesting."
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