FILM : Matter of Murder, A
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Matter of Murder, A 1949 Maureen Riscoe, John Barry, Charles Clapham, Ivan Craig, Ian Fleming, John Le Mesurier, Peter Madren London
Director : John Gilling   Production Company : Roger Proudlock Productions  Region : LONDON M-N

Mild mannered bank clerk Geoffrey Dent (John Barry) is persuaded by his nagging, gold digging girlfriend Laura (Sonya O'Shea) to embezzle money. When an attempt is made on Laura's life, Geoffrey runs away with the cash to avoid being blamed. With the killer and a detective hot on his heels, Geoffrey hides out in a remote boarding house, where he becomes the murderer's next intended victim.

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Matter of Murder, A - A car enters a street.....
Matter of Murder, A

amamu001. A car enters a street.....

Matter of Murder, A - ....and pulls up outside a block of flats where George Cullen [Right] (Sam Lee) opens the door for the driver Ginter (John Le Mesurier) [Left] to get out. They go up to Laura’s (Sonya O’Shea – uncredited) flat.
Matter of Murder, A

amamu002. ....and pulls up outside a block of flats where George Cullen [Right] (Sam Lee) opens the door for the driver Ginter (John Le Mesurier) [Left] to get out. They go up to Laura’s (Sonya O’Shea – uncredited) flat.

Matter of Murder, A - As they exit the apartment block they see Geoffrey Dent (John Barry) approaching.
Matter of Murder, A

amamu003. As they exit the apartment block they see Geoffrey Dent (John Barry) approaching.

Matter of Murder, A - Discovering Laura on the floor and believing her to be dead Geoffrey rushes to Paddington Station to escape. George is there watching him. Paddington station cab road running alongside Eastbourne Terrace. Also seen in 'Brandy for the Parson', 'Miranda' and 'The October Man','The Challenge' and 'A Run For Your Money'.
Matter of Murder, A

amamu004. Discovering Laura on the floor and believing her to be dead Geoffrey rushes to Paddington Station to escape. George is there watching him. Paddington station cab road running alongside Eastbourne Terrace. Also seen in 'Brandy for the Parson', 'Miranda' and 'The October Man','The Challenge' and 'A Run For Your Money'.

Matter of Murder, A - Renting a room in Cheltenham, Geoffrey agrees to go to a dance with his “landlady” Julie McKelvin (Maureen Riscoe) but leaves hurriedly when he is made aware of a policeman, Sgt. Bex (Peter Madden) at the dance.  Making his way home he notices Ginter waiting in the shadows.
Matter of Murder, A

amamu005. Renting a room in Cheltenham, Geoffrey agrees to go to a dance with his “landlady” Julie McKelvin (Maureen Riscoe) but leaves hurriedly when he is made aware of a policeman, Sgt. Bex (Peter Madden) at the dance. Making his way home he notices Ginter waiting in the shadows.

Matter of Murder, A - Once home, Julie arrives and admits that she believes Geoffrey is indeed the man the police are looking for. Not only for the £2,000 that he has embezzled from his bank but now for the death of Laura who has since died. Whilst talking they hear a man whistling a tune in the street outside. Ginter.
Matter of Murder, A

amamu006. Once home, Julie arrives and admits that she believes Geoffrey is indeed the man the police are looking for. Not only for the £2,000 that he has embezzled from his bank but now for the death of Laura who has since died. Whilst talking they hear a man whistling a tune in the street outside. Ginter.

Matter of Murder, A - Julie’s father (Ian Fleming) is a police inspector and also believes that Geoffrey is the wanted man, but perhaps more particularly, that the man outside, Ginter, is an even more wanted criminal.  He blows his whistle to attract an awaiting police car.
Matter of Murder, A

amamu007. Julie’s father (Ian Fleming) is a police inspector and also believes that Geoffrey is the wanted man, but perhaps more particularly, that the man outside, Ginter, is an even more wanted criminal. He blows his whistle to attract an awaiting police car.

Matter of Murder, A - The police car speeds around a corner.
Matter of Murder, A

amamu008. The police car speeds around a corner.

Matter of Murder, A - Geoffrey leaves the house to confront Ginter.
Matter of Murder, A

amamu009. Geoffrey leaves the house to confront Ginter.

Matter of Murder, A - Ginter and Cullen unexpectedly meet and start to fight.
Matter of Murder, A

amamu010. Ginter and Cullen unexpectedly meet and start to fight.

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