London Blackout Murders (1942)

Genres - Crime, Thriller, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Drama  |   Run Time - 58 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this thriller set in WW II London during the bombing raids, a surgeon becomes a homicidal maniac during the frequent blackouts. Using his hypodermic needle, he only kills the people he believes are enemies to the Allies. Unfortunately, there is no real proof that the people he has offed are enemies. In the end, the police discover that several years earlier, he killed his wife. The trial is held in a basement courthouse during an air raid.

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war, arrest, attack, basement, blackout [power loss], bomb, criminal, enemy, invasion, investigation, killing, murder, psychopath, serial-killer, surgery, trial [courtroom], wife