The Four Just Men
+ intro by Bryony Dixon, BFI National Archive
This gripping silent film features international political terrorists, ingenious murders and a ticking clock...
Dir George Ridgwell
With Teddy Arundell, Cecil Humphreys, Owen Roughwood, George Bellamy
With live piano accompaniment
The Four Just Men is a gripping adaptation of Edgar Wallace’s first major screenwriting success, featuring international political terrorists, ingenious murders and a ticking clock...Wallace’s works spawned some 200 films and TV programmes. A Londoner of humble origins, he overcame a modest education to become a journalist and then an astonishingly prolific writer of ingenious thrillers, plays and film scripts – most famously King Kong (1933).
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