The Man Who Changed His Name (play)
The Man Who Changed His Name is a mystery play by the British writer Edgar Wallace, which was first staged in 1928. A young woman begins to suspect that her wealthy, respectable husband may be an escaped Canadian murderer.
|The Man Who Changed His Name|
|Written by||Edgar Wallace|
|Date premiered||14 March 1928|
|Place premiered||Apollo Theatre, London|
The play was the basis for three film adaptations. A British silent film The Man Who Changed His Name (1928) directed by A.V. Bramble and a British sound film The Man Who Changed His Name (1934) directed by Henry Edwards. In 1933 Mario Camerini directed an Italian version Giallo starring Assia Noris.
- Kabatchnik p. 172
- Wearing p.577
- Kabatchnik, Amnon. Blood on the Stage, 1925-1950: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery and Detection. Scarecrow Press, 2010.