The Clue of the New Pin (1929 film)
|The Clue of the New Pin|
|Directed by||Arthur Maude|
|Produced by||S.W. Smith|
|Written by||Edgar Wallace (novel)
|Distributed by||Producers Distributing Corporation|
The film was one of only 10 filmed in British Phototone, a sound-on-disc system which used 12-inch discs. All of the other nine films made in this process were short films. In March 1929, this film and The Crimson Circle, filmed in the DeForest Phonofilm sound-on-film system, were 'trade-shown' to cinema exhibitors.
A wealthy recluse is murdered in an absolutely sealed room.
- Benita Hume - Ursula Ardfern
- Kim Peacock - Tab Holland
- Donald Calthrop - Yeh Ling
- John Gielgud - Rex Trasmere
- H. Saxon-Snell - Walters
- Johnny Butt - Wellington Briggs
- Colin Kenny - Inspector Carver
- Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
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