Rent The Crime Collection (1950)

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Rent The Crime Collection (aka Inside the Room / The 20 Questions Murder Mystery (Murder on the Air) / Blackout) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Triple bill of British crime dramas/thrillers.

The 20 Questions Murder Mystery (1950)
A mysterious man sends in a question to the BBC panel show 'Twenty Questions' before he commits a murder; he then sends the four players clues which are read out live on the air and the film chronicles the endeavors of the panelists to solve a real murder. It's great to see a number of celebrities play themselves as members of the Twenty Questions panel.
Inside the Room (1935)
The "Diary Murders" are the talk of London. Two men have been found murdered with a torn diary page found at the scene of each crime. The diary belongs to Lilian Hope, a silent film star who recently died in poverty. Scotland Yard suspect the killer is avenging Lilian by murdering those who betrayed her in life.
Blackout (1950)
'Blackout' made in 1950 by Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman stars Irish actor Maxwell Reed. Co-starring with the wonderful Dinah Sheridan who later become famous through the film Genevieve (1953). Maxwell plays a blind man who stumbles over a dead body and whose sight is restored as a result of being bashed over the head! Look out for Campbell Singer as the police inspector and Austrian actor Eric Pohlmann who often played shady night club owners. The photography is by Monty Berman and captures the atmosphere of the era with a good mix of location and studio settings.
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Edwin J. Fancey, Robert S. Baker, Monty Berman, Julius Hagen, Victor Katona, Steven Pallos
Marten Cumberland, H. Fowler Mear, John Gilling, Carl Nystrom, Patrick Kirwan, Victor Katona, Charles Leeds
Inside the Room / The 20 Questions Murder Mystery (Murder on the Air) / Blackout
Renown Pictures
British Films, Classics, Drama, Thrillers
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Run Time:
222 minutes
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.37:1
B & W

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