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The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre 

Mystery crime stories with sometimes different cops and many now famous faces.
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Series cast summary:
John Wilder John Wilder ...  Detective / ... 13 episodes, 1961-1965
George Hilsdon George Hilsdon ...  Police Constable / ... 7 episodes, 1960-1965
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Mystery crime stories with sometimes different cops and many now famous faces.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1959 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgar Wallace See more »

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Production Co:

Merton Park Studios See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The alternative overall UK original television series version of the series of films title was "The Edgar Wallace Mysteries". The films were actually adaptations of all of the writings of author Edgar Wallace, originally released in cinemas as "supporting features" or B movies in the cinema chain division of the production company, later re-packaged as hour long tv episodes. So weren't officially a made for television filmed series, but were seemingly made with an eye on tv sales. See more »

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In US each episode was cut to 45 minutes to fit hour-long commercial TV slots. See more »

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Very Good 1960s Mystery Film/TV Series
11 April 2017 | by agro_sydneySee all my reviews

I remember my dad watching The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre on Australian TV in the 1960s along with the Perry Mason series. I also saw some installments on the big screen at the cinema as a second feature during the 1960s. Excellent production values, sets, top actors and sharp cinema quality black and white photography. Very good scripts with each episode having a good twist in the tail. The series is currently being repeated on early morning free to air TV in Australia. Still stands up as a good mystery anthology series and well worth a view.


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