Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror

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Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror
Directed by George King
Produced by George King (producer)
Written by Pierre Quiroule (story "The Mystery of Caversham Square")
A.R. Rawlinson (writer)
Starring See below
Music by Jack Beaver
Bretton Byrd
Cinematography Hone Glendinning
Edited by John Seabourne
Release date
  • 1938 (1938)
Running time
70 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror is a 1938 British crime film directed by George King and starring George Curzon, Tod Slaughter and Greta Gynt.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

The film - described as the best in the Blake series of 1930s movies[2][3] - features the character of Sexton Blake and his efforts to defeat a major crime organisation headed by Michael Larron, a 'sort of Moriarty figure'.[4]



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  2. ^ The BFI Companion to Crime, ed Phil Hardy, Cassell (1997), p. 53
  3. ^ Famous Movie Detectives II, Michael R Pitts (1991), p.123
  4. ^ The Unknown 1930s: An Alternative History of the British Cinema, 1929- 1939, edited by Jeffrey Richards, IB Tauris (1998), pp.92-93

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