The Mysterious Mr. Nicholson

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The Mysterious Mr. Nicholson
"The Mysterious Mr. Nicholson" (1947).jpg
English pressbook cover
Directed by Oswald Mitchell
Written byFrancis Miller
Oswald Mitchell (Additional scenes & dialogue)
Produced byGilbert Church
CinematographyS.D. Onions
Music byIsaac Snoek
Gilbert Church Productions (as Bushey)
Distributed byAmbassador Film Productions Ltd. (UK)
Release date
16 June 1947 (UK)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Language English

The Mysterious Mr. Nicholson [lower-alpha 1] is a 1947 British crime film directed by Oswald Mitchell and starring Anthony Hulme, Lesley Osmond and Frank Hawkins. [1] The plot concerns a valuable inheritance, murder, confusions of identity, and a mysterious crime boss.



A solicitor's secretary is taking a will to a client to be altered. Nearing the address, she bumps into a stranger and after finds a body (who turns out to be the client) lying murdered. The police find a note pinned to the dead man signed by a "V.L.S.". Mr Nicholson (V.L.S.) is approached by the police and he takes up the case.



  1. The opening credits show the title as "Mysterious Mr. Nicholson".

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  1. "The Mysterious Mr. Nicholson (1947)". Archived from the original on 5 February 2009.