The Man Without a Face (1935 film)

The Man Without a Face is a 1935 British drama film directed by George King and starring Carol Coombe, Cyril Chosack and Moore Marriott. It was made as a quota quickie at Walton Studios.[1]

The Man Without a Face
Directed byGeorge King
Written by
  • St. John Erskine
  • Randall Faye
  • Michael Trevellian
Produced byRandall Faye
Edited byJohn Seabourne Sr.
Embassy Pictures
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
25 September 1935
Running time
61 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A man wrongly convicted of murder is able to escape when he is involved in a train crash and changes identity with another passenger, not realising that he is the real killer.


  • Carol Coombe as Joan Ellis
  • Cyril Chosack as Billy Desmond
  • Moore Marriott as Tinker John
  • Ronald Ritchie as Paul Keefe
  • Billy Holland as Detective
  • Ben Williams as Warder
  • Fred Withers
  • Vi Kaley as Landlady


  1. ^ Wood p.86


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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