Warren Case (The)
A disturbed, war-scarred crime reporter turns to illegal means in an attempt to generate news stories in this gripping early-thirties thriller based on the acclaimed play by The Ghost Train's Arnold Ridley. Starring Richard Bird as the alcoholic criminologist with an axe to grind, The Warren Case is directed by Walter Summers, whose two-decade body of work includes acclaimed historical reconstruction The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands and pre-war shocker The Dark Eyes of London. It is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements in its as-exhibited aspect ratio.
Chided by his boss for a conspicuous lack of sensational stories, Lewis Bevan takes matters into his own hands to revive his flagging career. When the fiance of his boss's daughter, Mary, is implicated in the murder of a good-time girl, Bevan's run of sensationalist stories all but ensures the unfortunate man's guilt. Mary, however, suspicious of Bevan's extraordinary knowledge of the case, tries to persuade the police to investigate further...
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