Dead Men Tell No Tales

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For the upcoming Disney film, see Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

Dead Men Tell No Tales is a 1938 British thriller film directed by David MacDonald and starring Emlyn Williams, Sara Seegar and Hugh Williams.[1] It is based on the 1935 novel The Norwich Victims by Francis Beeding.


An English schoolteacher wins a French lottery, but on her way to Paris she is murdered and an imposter attempts to claim her prize.



  1. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES (1938)". 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2014-03-13. 


  • Shafer, Stephen C. British popular films, 1929-1939: the cinema of reassurance. Routledge, 1997.

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