The Echo Murders

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The Echo Murders
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Directed by John Harlow
Screenplay by John Harlow
Based onThe Terror of Tregarwith
by Hector Hawton (as John Sylvester) [1]
Produced by Louis H. Jackson
StarringSee below
Cinematography James Wilson
Edited by Lito Carruthers
Music by Percival Mackey
British National Films
Strand Film Company Ltd.
Distributed byAnglo-American Film Corporation (UK)
Release date
  • 17 December 1945 (1945-12-17)(UK)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The Echo Murders is a 1945 British thriller film directed by John Harlow and starring David Farrar and Dennis Price. [2] It was one of two films directed by John Harlow in which David Farrar played Sexton Blake, the other being Meet Sexton Blake (1945). [3]


Plot summary

A man's life is threatened and he seeks the assistance of Sexton Blake. [4]


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  2. "BFI | Film & TV Database". 16 April 2009. Archived from the original on 16 January 2009. Retrieved 14 May 2014.
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