1949 Certificate: none


Thriller. Dr Morelle and Miss Frayle investigate the mysterious disappearance of an heiress.


  • Godfrey Grayson


  • Julia Lang

  • Valentine Dyall


Each week from 1942 on, millions of radio listeners thrilled to the creepy adventures that presented 'the secret papers of perhaps the strangest personality in the history of criminal investigation'. The mysterious Dr Morelle and his always-in-peril Girl Friday, Miss Frayle, were a natural for films but, as with so many other popular radio sleuths, the British Cinema failed to do right by them even though the slightly sinister Valentine Dyall was perfect casting as the detective doctor.