Who Killed John Savage?

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Who Killed John Savage?
Directed by Maurice Elvey
Written by Basil Dillon
Based on the novel Rynox by Philip MacDonald
Starring Nicholas Hannen
Barry MacKay
Edward Chapman
Cinematography Robert LaPresle
Edited by Leslie Norman
Distributed by Warner Brothers (UK)
Release date
22 November 1937 (London) (UK)
Running time
69 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Who Killed John Savage? is a 1937 British mystery film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Nicholas Hannen, Barry MacKay, Kathleen Kelly, Henry Oscar and Edward Chapman.[1] A businessman is found dead, leaving police detectives to work out whether it was suicide or murder.[2] The film is based on a novel by Philip MacDonald and is a remake of the 1932 Michael Powell-directed film Rynox.[3]


Critical reception[edit]

TV Guide gave the film two out of four stars, and wrote, "though slow to develop, this is an interesting mystery with some nicely detailed moments. Some good thesping by the ensemble overcomes the directorial sluggishness to create an unusual whodunit." [4]


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