Dual Alibi is a 1947 British drama film directed by Alfred Travers and starring Herbert Lom, Phyllis Dixey and Terence De Marney. It is a film noir. It was made by British National Films at Elstree Studios.
|Directed by||Alfred Travers|
|Produced by||Louis H. Jackson|
|Written by||Vivienne Adès |
|Based on||an original story by Renalt Capes|
|Starring||Herbert Lom |
Terence De Marney
|Music by||Stanley Black|
|Edited by||Monica Kimick|
|Distributed by||Pathé Pictures International (UK)|
A top French acrobatic act, the de Lisle twins, are hired by a British promoter to perform in his Blackpool show. While they are working there one of the twins falls in love with a cigarette girl and aspiring singer named Penny. After the twins win the French lottery she steals their ticket, with the help of a spivish publicity agent, and goes to Paris to claim the prize. The twins follow them to seek revenge.
- Herbert Lom as Jules de Lisle / Georges de Lisle
- Phyllis Dixey as Penny aka Gloria Gregg
- Terence De Marney as Mike Bergen
- Ronald Frankau as Vincent Barney
- Abraham Sofaer as French Judge
- Eugene Deckers as French Ringmaster
- The Cromwell Brothers as Trapeze Act
- Ben Williams as Charlie
- Clarence Wright as M. Mangan
- Beryl Measor as Gwen
- Harold Berens as Ali
- Sebastian Cabot as Loterie Nationale Official
- Andreas Malandrinos as French Judge
- Marcel Poncin as French Lawyer
- Wallas Eaton as Court Official
- Gerald Rex as Call Boy
- Margaret Withers as Blackpool Landlady
- H.G. Guinle
- Leonard Sharp
- Ernst Ulman
- Eric Mason
- Griffiths Moss
- Gerald Conway
- "Dual Alibi (1947)".
- Spicer p.442
- Murphy, Robert. The British Cinema Book. British Film Institute, 2001.
- Spicer, Andrew. Historical Dictionary of Film Noir. Scarecrow Press, 2010.
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