The Mind of Mr. Reeder

The Mind of Mr. Reeder is a 1939 British mystery crime film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Will Fyffe as Mr. Reeder, with Kay Walsh, George Curzon, and supporting roles for Chili Bouchier, John Warwick and Ronald Shiner.[1]

The Mind of Mr. Reeder
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Directed byJack Raymond
Produced byCharles Q. Steel
Written byMarjorie Gaffney
Michael Hogan
Bryan Edgar Wallace
Based onThe Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder by Edgar Wallace
StarringWill Fyffe
Kay Walsh
George Curzon (actor)
Music byPercival Mackey
CinematographyGeorge Stretton
Jack Raymond Productions
Distributed byGrand National Pictures (UK)
Release date
13 January 1940
Running time
77 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It was produced by Jack Raymond Productions and shot at the Highbury Studios in London, with sets designed by the art director James Carter. It was distributed in the United States by Monogram Pictures using the alternative title The Mysterious Mr. Reeder.[2][3] Also, Ronald Shiner, Will Fyffe and Jack Raymond were all involved in another Mr. Reeder film The Missing People.[4] The film is based on a 1925 collection of short stories by Edgar Wallace.[5][6]


Reeder, an employee of the Public Prospectors Department, pursues a gang of counterfeiters.



  1. ^ "The Mysterious Mr. Reeder (1939)". IMDb. 30 April 1940.
  2. ^ Slide p.194
  3. ^ "The Mysterious Mr. Reeder (1940) - Trailers, Reviews, Synopsis, Showtimes and Cast - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  4. ^ "The Missing People". BFI. Archived from the original on 13 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Ronald Shiner movies, photos, movie reviews, filmography, and biography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  6. ^ "The Mind of Mr. Reeder". BFI. Archived from the original on 13 July 2012.


  • Slide, Anthony. Banned in the U.S.A.: British Films in the United States and Their Censorship, 1933-1966. I.B.Tauris, 1998.

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