Code of Scotland Yard
|Code of Scotland Yard|
French poster by Boris Grinsson
|Directed by||George King|
|Produced by||George King|
|Screenplay by||Reginald Long
|Based on||the play by Edward Percy|
|Music by||George Melachrino|
|Edited by||Manuel del Campo|
|Box office||£140,694 (UK)|
Code of Scotland Yard is a 1947 British crime film directed by George King and starring Oskar Homolka, Muriel Pavlow, Derek Farr and Irene Handl. It was also known as The Shop at Sly Corner, from the popular stage play of that name by Edward Percy. It features an appearance by the young Diana Dors.
A wealthy French refugee (Homolka) lives a comfortable life as an antique dealer in London, but when an employee (Griffith) discovers that his money comes from fencing stolen goods, the employee attempts to blackmail the Frenchman, with fatal results. The antique dealer cares only for his concert violinist daughter (Pavlow), and when he sees her future is threatened, he kills the blackmailer.
- Descius Heiss ... Oskar Homolka
- Robert Graham ... Derek Farr
- Margaret Heiss ... Muriel Pavlow
- Archie Fellowes ... Kenneth Griffith
- Corder Morris ... Manning Whiley
- Mrs Catt ... Kathleen Harrison
- Major Elliot ... Garry Marsh
- Ruby Towser ... Irene Handl
- Inspector Robson ... Johnnie Schofield
- Professor Vanetti ... Jan Van Loewen
- Mildred ... Diana Dors
- Woman in Shop ... Katie Johnson
- Theatre Usher ... Eliot Makeham
- Allmovie wrote, "Oscar Homolka, a Viennese character actor who worked prolifically on both sides of the Atlantic, is the principal attraction." 
- TV Guide called it an " interesting melodrama rich with character, thanks to the excellent performance by Homolka and a uniformly fine British cast." 
- Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p483
- "Code of Scotland Yard (1947) - Trailers, Reviews, Synopsis, Showtimes and Cast". AllMovie. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
- "Code Of Scotland Yard Review". Movies.tvguide.com. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
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