Seven Sinners (1936 film)

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Seven Sinners
"Seven Sinners" (1936).jpg
Directed by Albert de Courville
Written by Sidney Gilliat
Frank Launder
Austin Melford (additional dialogue)
L. Du Garde Peach (adaptation)
Based on play The Wrecker by Arnold Ridley and Bernard Merivale
Starring Edmund Lowe
Constance Cummings
Music by Jack Beaver (uncredited)
Cinematography Mutz Greenbaum
Edited by Michael Gordon
Distributed by Gaumont British Distributors
Release date
June 1936 (London)
Running time
67 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Seven Sinners is a 1936 British thriller film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Edmund Lowe, Constance Cummings and Felix Aylmer.[1] The screenplay concerns an American detective and his sidekick, who are called to Britain to take on a gang of international criminals.

The film was made at Lime Grove Studios by Gainsborough Pictures.[2] Its sets were designed by the Hungarian art director Ernö Metzner.


Critical reception[edit]

The New York Times called it "a crisp, humorous and deftly turned murder mystery."[3]


  1. ^ "Seven Sinners (1936)". BFI. 
  2. ^ Wood p.92
  3. ^


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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