Death Goes to School

Death Goes to School is a 1953 British mystery film directed by Stephen Clarkson and starring Barbara Murray, Gordon Jackson and Pamela Alan.[1][2] It was made at Merton Park Studios as a second feature.

Death Goes to School
Directed byStephen Clarkson
Written byMaisie Sharman
Stephen Clarkson
Based onnovel Death in Seven Hours by Stratford Davis
Produced byVictor Hanbury
CinematographyEric Cross
Edited byPeter Seabourne
Music byDe Wolfe
Distributed byEros Films (UK)
Release date
  • May 1953 (1953-05) (UK)
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Police investigate the death of a tyrannical teacher at a girls school, where any number of people might have killed the dead woman.


  • Barbara Murray as Miss Shepherd
  • Gordon Jackson as Detective Inspector Campbell
  • Pamela Alan as Miss Helen Cooper
  • Jane Aird as Miss M. Halstead
  • Beatrice Varley as Miss Hopkinson
  • Anne Butchart as Miss Oliphant
  • Imogene Moynihan as Miss Essex
  • Jenine Matto as Miss Stanislaus
  • Sam Kydd as Sergeant Harvey
  • Robert Long as Mr. Lawley
  • Nina Parry as Mary
  • Stanley Rose as Inspector Burgess
  • Enid Stewart as Mrs. White
  • Julie Stewart as Mrs. White
  • Sandra Whipp as Brenda
  • Pauline Winter as Mrs. Lawley


  1. ^ Chibnall & McFarlane p.184
  2. ^ "Death Goes to School (1953) - Stephen Clarkson | Cast and Crew". AllMovie.


  • Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.

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