Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It

Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It is a 1941 British detective film directed by Walter Forde and starring Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Phyllis Calvert and Edward Chapman. It was the third and final film adaptation of the Inspector Hornleigh stories.

Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It
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Directed byWalter Forde
Produced byEdward Black (producer)
Written byVal Guest
Frank Launder
J.O.C. Orton
Hans Wolfgang Priwin (radio series)
StarringGordon Harker
Alastair Sim
Phyllis Calvert
Edward Chapman
Music byLouis Levy[citation needed] (uncredited)
Charles Williams[citation needed] (uncredited)
CinematographyJack E. Cox
Arthur Crabtree
Edited byR.E. Dearing
Release date
  • 5 May 1941 (1941-05-05) (UK)
Running time
87 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It was released in America by 20th-Century Fox under the title Mail Train.

Plot summaryEdit

Hornleigh and Sergeant Bingham join the army in an effort to uncover a ring of German spies.[1]




  1. ^ "Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It". British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 13 January 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2014.

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