|Directed by||John Gilling|
|Produced by||Robert S. Baker |
|Written by||John Gilling |
Robert S. Baker
|Starring||Hugh Sinclair |
|Music by||John Lanchbery|
|Edited by||Gerald Landau|
|Distributed by||Eros Films (UK)|
No Trace is a 1950 British crime film directed by John Gilling and starring Hugh Sinclair, Dinah Sheridan and John Laurie. The working title of the film was Murder by the Book. The screenplay concerns a crime writer who murders a blackmailer, and is then asked to help solve the case by the police.
- Hugh Sinclair as Robert Southley
- Dinah Sheridan as Linda
- John Laurie as Inspector MacDougall
- Barry Morse as Sergeant Harrison
- Dora Bryan as Maisie Phelps
- Michael Brennan as Mike Fenton
- Anthony Pendrell as Stevens
- Michael Ward as Clooney
- Ernest Butcher as Fern
- Madoline Thomas as Mrs Green
- Beatrice Varley as Mrs Finch
- Sidney Vivian as Barman
- Hal Osmond as Taxi driver
- Sam Kydd as Mechanic
TV Guide wrote "Though a tightly controlled, well-paced thriller, there are few surprises; the characterizations are well played, and the direction shows a good feel for excitement"; while DVD Talk noted "Not a bad film as much as it is merely diverting."
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- "No Trace (1950) - John Gilling | Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related | AllMovie" – via www.allmovie.com.
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- "British Cinema: Renown Pictures Crime & Noir (Blackout, Bond of Fear, Home To Danger, Meet Mr. Callaghan, No Trace, Recoil)". DVD Talk.
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