Inspired by the Brighton Trunk Murders in the 1930`s, written and directed by Val Guest, this 1962 British Production starring Jack Warner as Detective
Inspector Fellows is filmed in and around Brighton.
It`s a taut murder mystery and is not the usual Dixon of Dock Green cosy role for Warner.
A woman is murdered and Fellows, aided by Det Sgt Wilks, (Ronald Lewis) sifts through the clues and suspects to complete the â€œJigsawâ€ and find the killer.
Also stars: John Le Mesurier, Michael Goodliffe and Ray Barrett.
Jack Warner – Det. Insp. Fred Fellows
Ronald Lewis – Det. Sgt. Jim Wilks
Yolande Donlan – Jean Sherman
Michael Goodliffe – Clyde Burchard
John Le Mesurier – Mr. Simpson
Moira Redmond – Joan Simpson
Christine Bocca – Mrs. Simpson
Brian Oulton – Frank Restlin
Ray Barrett – Sgt. Gorman
Norman Chappell – Andy Roach
John Barron – Ray Tenby/ John Campbell
Joan Newell – Mrs. Banks
â€œAmerican actress Yolande Donlan – Mrs Val Guest – is excellentâ€. RADIO TIMES
â€œWithout Sensationalism, Val Guest has spun a first rate detective thriller which has the authentic stamp of a documentary in its attention to detailâ€. VARIETY REVIEW – SEPTEMBER 5, 1962
Running Time: 103 mins approx
Black and White
Format: 2:35:1 anamorphic
Sound: Dual Mono