Delavine Affair

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Delavine Affair
"Delavine Affair" (1954 film).jpg
Directed by Douglas Peirce
Produced by John Croydon
Henry Passmore
Screenplay by George Fisher
Basil Boothroyd (additional dialogue)
Based on the novel Winter Wears a Shroud by Robert H. Chapman
Starring Peter Reynolds
Honor Blackman
Gordon Jackson
Cinematography Jonah Jones
Edited by Inman Hunter
Croydon Passmore Productions
Distributed by Monarch Film Corporation (U.K.)
Release date
3 January 1955 (U.K.)
Running time
64 mins.
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Delavine Affair is a 1954 British crime film directed by Douglas Peirce and starring Peter Reynolds, Honor Blackman and Gordon Jackson.[1] Its plot concerns a newspapermen who attempts to identify a murderer. It was based on a story by Robert H. Chapman.[2]


Journalist Rex Banner (Peter Reynolds) with the aid of wife Maxine (Honor Blackman), attempts to track down the crooks behind a jewel robbery; when the criminals frame Rex for their murder of a stool pigeon.


Critical reception[edit]

TV Guide gave the film two out of five stars, noting a "Routine crime drama."[3]


  1. ^ "The Delavine Affair (1955)". 
  2. ^ Goble, Alan (1 January 1999). "The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film". Walter de Gruyter – via Google Books. 
  3. ^ "The Delavine Affair". 

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