The Mysterious Mr. Davis

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The Mysterious Mr. Davis
Directed byClaude Autant-Lara
Produced byClaude Autant-Lara
Written byJenaro Prieto (novel)
Jacques Prévert
Cecil Madden
StarringHenry Kendall
Kathleen Kelly
Alastair Sim
Music byJohn Reynders
Oxford Films
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release date
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The Mysterious Mr. Davis is a 1939 British comedy drama film directed by Claude Autant-Lara and starring Henry Kendall, Kathleen Kelly and Alastair Sim. It was made as a quota quickie and distributed by the American company RKO Pictures.[1] It was based on the novel The Partner by Jenaro Prieto and was released the same year as an Italian adaptation The Silent Partner.



  1. ^ Chibnall p.290


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007. (Indexed under the US title My Partner, Mr Davis.)

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