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The Ticket of Leave Man

The Ticket of Leave Man is a 1937 British thriller film directed by George King and starring Tod Slaughter, John Warwick and Marjorie Taylor.[1] It was based on The Ticket-of-Leave Man, an 1863 melodrama by Tom Taylor which introduced the character Hawkshaw the Detective. It takes its name from the Ticket of leave which was issued to convicts when they were released.

The Ticket of Leave Man
Directed by George King
Written by H.F. Maltby (writer)
A.R. Rawlinson (writer)
Starring See below
Music by Jack Beaver
Cinematography Hone Glendinning
Edited by Robert Walters
Release date
  • 1937 (1937)
Running time
71 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English


Plot summaryEdit

A man is wrongly accused of a series of killings, leaving him to hunt the real murderer.




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