Dead Men Are Dangerous

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In an early lead role, Robert Newton stars in a compelling murder melodrama charting a struggling novelist's desperate bid to start life anew – in a dead man's clothes...

Dead Men Are Dangerous

Released in 1939, Dead Men Are Dangerous captures the richly talented British stage star at a point of transition, as West End acclaim gave way to burgeoning film success; Newton's pre-War achievements would be consolidated with iconic portrayals of Bill Sikes and Long John Silver in the 1940s and '50s. This rare, London-set thriller is presented here in a brand-new digital transfer from the original film elements.

Dead Men Are Dangerous

Aylmer Franklyn, an unsuccessful writer saddled with debts, seizes the chance to change his identity after discovering a corpse under a fallen branch. Faking his own death, he swaps his clothes for those of the dead man, and even attends his own inquest. But what follows makes him only too happy to resume his own identity...

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Dead Men Are Dangerous



Reference
7954098
Year
1939
Director
Harold French
Actor
Kynaston Reeves
Media
Film
Format
DVD
Label
The British Film
Genre
Drama
Barcode
5027626409845
Classification
TBC
Number of Discs
1
Picture
1.33:1 / Black and White
Sound
Mono / English
Subtitles
None
Region
2 / PAL
Time
66 mins approx

Reference
7954098
Year
1939
Director
Harold French
Actor
Kynaston Reeves
Media
Film
Format
DVD
Label
The British Film
Genre
Drama
Barcode
5027626409845
Classification
TBC
Number of Discs
1
Picture
1.33:1 / Black and White
Sound
Mono / English
Subtitles
None
Region
2 / PAL
Time
66 mins approx