Dual Alibi

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Dual Alibi
Directed by Alfred Travers
Produced by Louis H. Jackson
Written by Renalt Capes
Vivienne Adès
Stephen Clarkson
Alfred Travers
Starring Herbert Lom
Phyllis Dixey
Terence De Marney
Ronald Frankau
Music by Stanley Black
Cinematography James Wilson
Edited by Monica Kimick
Distributed by Pathé Pictures International
Release dates
3 June 1947
Running time
81 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Dual Alibi is a 1947 British drama film directed by Alfred Travers and starring Herbert Lom, Phyllis Dixey and Terence De Marney. The film is a British classical Film Noir.[1] It was made by British National Films at Elstree Studios.


A top French acrobatic act, the de Lisle twins, are hired by a British promoter to perform in his Blackpool show. While working there one of the twins falls in love with a cigarette girl and aspiring singer Penny. After the twins win the French lottery, she steals their ticket with the help of a spivish publicity agent and goes to Paris to claim the prize. The twins follow them to seek revenge.



  1. ^ Spicer p.442


  • Murphy, Robert. The British Cinema Book. British Film Institute, 2001.
  • Spicer, Andrew. Historical Dictionary of Film Noir. Scarecrow Press, 2010.

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