Franchise Affair (The)

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Michael Denison and Dulcie Grey formed one of post-war Britain's most popular screen pairings, and they lead an impressive cast in this adaptation of Josephine Tey's novel – named among the 'Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time' by the British Crime Writers' Association. A mystery based on real-life events, The Franchise Affair has been adapted several times for film, radio and television; this 1951 adaptation is presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.

The Franchise Affair

Young lawyer Robert Blair is called on in desperation by two women, mother and daughter, who live in a large, isolated house known as The Franchise, and have been questioned by the police in connection with a peculiar accusation. As feelings in the local village run high, the police build up a case on a formidable amount of circumstantial evidence – against which Blair can put only the improbability of the charge, and some unsuccessful amateur detection…

The Franchise Affair

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The Franchise Affair


Reference
7954261
Year
1951
Director
Lawrence Huntington
Actor
Patrick Troughton
Media
Film
Format
DVD
Label
The British Film
Genre
Mystery
Barcode
5027626426149
Classification
TBC
Number of Discs
1
Picture
1.33:1 / Black and White
Sound
Mono / English
Subtitles
None
Region
2 / PAL
Time
85 mins approx

Reference
7954261
Year
1951
Director
Lawrence Huntington
Actor
Patrick Troughton
Media
Film
Format
DVD
Label
The British Film
Genre
Mystery
Barcode
5027626426149
Classification
TBC
Number of Discs
1
Picture
1.33:1 / Black and White
Sound
Mono / English
Subtitles
None
Region
2 / PAL
Time
85 mins approx