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Three Cases of Murder (1955)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

Three stories of murder and the supernatural. In the first, a museum worker is introduced to a world behind the pictures he sees every day. Second, when two lifelong friends fall in love with the same woman and she is killed, they are ...See moreThree stories of murder and the supernatural. In the first, a museum worker is introduced to a world behind the pictures he sees every day. Second, when two lifelong friends fall in love with the same woman and she is killed, they are obvious suspects. Is their friendship strong enough for them to alibi each other? Third, when a young politician is terribly hurt by the arrogant Secretary for Foreign Affairs Lord Mountdrago, he uses Mountdrago's dreams to get revenge. Written by Ken Yousten See less
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Directors
David Eady (segments: You Killed Elizabeth) | George More O'Ferrall (segments: Lord Mountdrago) | Wendy Toye (segments: In The Picture)
Writers
W. Somerset Maugham (story) (segments: Lord Mountdrago) | Brett Halliday (story) (segments: You Killed Elizabeth) | Roderick Wilkinson (story) (segments: In the Picture) | Ian Dalrymple (screen-play) & 2 more
Cinematographer
Georges Périnal (photography) (as Georges Perinal)
Editor
Gerald Turney-Smith (as G. Turney-Smith)
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Updated Feb 28, 1955

Release date
Mar 15, 1955 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Orson Welles
Lord Mountdrago ("Lord Mountdrago" segment) Lord Mountdrago ("Lord Mountdrago" segment)   See fewer
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John Gregson
Edgar (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") Edgar (segment "You Killed Elizabeth")   See fewer
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Elizabeth Sellars
Elizabeth (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") Elizabeth (segment "You Killed Elizabeth")   See fewer
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Emrys Jones
George (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") George (segment "You Killed Elizabeth")   See fewer
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Alan Badel
Owen (segment "Lord Mountdrago") / "Mr. X"- (segment "In the Picture") / Harry- (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") Owen (segment "Lord Mountdrago") / "Mr. X"- (segment "In the Picture") / Harry- (segment "You Killed Elizabeth")   See fewer
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André Morell
Dr. Audlin (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (as Andre Morell) Dr. Audlin (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (as Andre Morell)   See fewer
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Hugh Pryse
Jarvis (segment "In the Picture") Jarvis (segment "In the Picture")   See fewer
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Leueen MacGrath
Woman in the House (segment "In the Picture") (as Leueen Mac Grath) Woman in the House (segment "In the Picture") (as Leueen Mac Grath)   See fewer
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Eddie Byrne
Snyder (segment "In the Picture") Snyder (segment "In the Picture")   See fewer
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Helen Cherry
Lady Mountdrago (segment "Lord Mountdrago") Lady Mountdrago (segment "Lord Mountdrago")   See fewer
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Eamonn Andrews
the stories Introduced by the stories Introduced by   See fewer
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Robin Burns
Member of Parliament (uncredited) Member of Parliament (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Burton
Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited) Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Chandos
Night club conductor (uncredited) Night club conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Dale
Sgt. Mallot (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") (uncredited) Sgt. Mallot (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mabel Etherington
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christina Forrest
Susan (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") (uncredited) Susan (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Gregory
Dancer at Nightclub (uncredited) Dancer at Nightclub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Evelyn Hall
Lady Connemara (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited) Lady Connemara (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Hanslip
The Girl (segment "In the Picture") (uncredited) The Girl (segment "In the Picture") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Harrington
Lady Connemara's Servant (uncredited) Lady Connemara's Servant (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Horne
Sir James (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited) Sir James (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Humphry
Private Secretary (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited) Private Secretary (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Kaufmann
Pemberton (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") (uncredited) Pemberton (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Kelsey
Member of Parliament (uncredited) Member of Parliament (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Lambert
Inspector Acheson (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") (uncredited) Inspector Acheson (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrick Macnee
Guard Subaltern (uncredited) Guard Subaltern (uncredited)   See fewer
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Zena Marshall
Beautiful Blonde (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited) Beautiful Blonde (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack May
Member of Parliament (uncredited) Member of Parliament (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Neller
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Phillips
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Ryan
Man in Bar (uncredited) Man in Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Salew
Rooke (segment "In the Picture") (uncredited) Rooke (segment "In the Picture") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marc Sheldon
Man in Background (uncredited) Man in Background (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Spence
Member of Parliament (uncredited) Member of Parliament (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Welchman
Connoisseur (segment "In the Picture") (uncredited) Connoisseur (segment "In the Picture") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Colette Wilde
Jane (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") (uncredited) Jane (segment "You Killed Elizabeth") (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Wontner
Leader of the House (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited) Leader of the House (segment "Lord Mountdrago") (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 674 votes