Dead Men Tell No Tales (1939)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this crime drama, a boys' school matron is brutally murdered after she wins the French lottery. The story tells how it was done. She is killed by a French loan shark who tricks her into coming to his place. He then kills her and has another woman put on her clothing and collect the lottery winnings. The law pursues the killer, who commits two more murders before he kills himself.

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greed, boys'-school, con/scam, corpse, credit, death, France, investigation, killing, lawyer, loan, lottery, matron, murder, police, pursuit, school, schoolmaster, suicide, winner