CTVA UK - "Edgar Wallace Mysteries" (Merton Park Studios London)(1960-65)(theatricals)

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Edgar Wallace Mysteries
    US tv title : 'Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre'
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)
Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
Ref:
British Film Catalogue (BFC) (1895-1985)
written by Dennis Gifford
published by David and Charles, Newton Abbot, London
ISBN 0 7153 8835 5

Upcoming Release from NETWORK DVD: THE EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES VOLUMES 1 & 2  (2012)
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MYSTERIES OF EDGAR WALLACE
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Merton Park Studios Ltd
Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors Ltd.(Nat Cohen & Stuart Levy) (UK distributors)
Allied Artists (US distributor)
Produced by Jack Greenwood

UK second feature theatrical film series 1960-65

47 films of varying length around an hour, later edited to fit US hour long slots as 'Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre'
 
13 ? episodes were syndicated on tv in the US in 1962 under the title 'Invitation To Murder' ?

The theme music "Man Of Mystery" was a hit record for
the UK instrumental group The Shadows in 1960.

The Shadows - Man of Mystery (1960)

#######  Independent Artists Ltd. Productions ##########
########## Produced by Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn    ############
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  (included here for reference only)

 OCTOBER MOTH (1959)(54 min)  (included here for reference)
(1959 UK theatrical release)
Independent Artists Ltd. Production / Produced by Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn

  THE WHITE TRAP (1959)(58 min)  (included here for reference)
(1959 UK theatrical release)
Independent Artists Ltd. Production / Produced by Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn

 BREAKOUT (1959)(62 min)  (included here for reference)
(1959 UK theatrical release)
Independent Artists Ltd. Production / Produced by Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn
[--] 
HOUSE OF MYSTERY
(1960)(56 min)  (included here for reference)
(1960 UK theatrical release date )
Independent Artists Ltd. Production / Produced by Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn

  MAN IN THE BACK SEAT (1960)(57 min)  (included here for reference)
(1960 UK theatrical release date )   Based on a Novel by Edgar Wallace
Independent Artists Ltd. Production / Produced by Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn

 THE MALPAS MYSTERY (1960)(69 min) (included here for reference)
(Dec 1960 UK theatrical release date ) Based on a Novel by Edgar Wallace
Independent Artists-Langton Production /  Produced by Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn

SEVEN KEYS (1961)(57 min) (included here for reference)
(UK theatrical release)
Independent Artists-Langton Production /  Produced by Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn

:####### Mysteries of Edgar Wallace ##########
########## 47 theatricals 1960-65 ############
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Merton Park Studios, London / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[01] URGE TO KILL (1960) (59 min.)
(March 1960 UK theatrical release date)
 Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[02] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: CLUE OF THE TWISTED CANDLE (1960)(61 min.)
(Sept 1960 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[03] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE (1960)(58min.)
(Nov 1960 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[04] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE MAN WHO WAS NOBODY (1960) (58 min.)
(Dec 1960 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[05] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE CLUE OF THE NEW PIN (1960) (58 min.)
(Feb 1961 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[06] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: PARTNERS IN CRIME (1961) (54 min)
(Feb 1961 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[07] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE FOURTH SQUARE (1960 ? imdb)(57 min)
(June 1961 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[08] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: MAN AT THE CARLTON TOWER (1961)(57 min)
(July 1961 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[09] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: CLUE OF THE SILVER KEY (1961) (59 min)
(Aug 1961 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[10] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: ATTEMPT TO KILL (1961) (57 min)
(Sept 61 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[11] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: MAN DETAINED (1961) (59 min)
(Oct 1961 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[12] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: NEVER BACK LOSERS (61 min)
(Dec 1961 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[13] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE SINISTER MAN  (1961) (60 min)
(Dec 1961 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[14] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: CANDIDATE FOR MURDER (1961) (60 min)
(Feb 1962 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[15] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: BACKFIRE! (1961)(59 min)
(Feb 1962 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[16] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE SHARE OUT (61 min)
(Feb 1962 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[17] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: FLAT TWO (1961) (60 min)
(Feb 1962 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[18] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: NUMBER SIX (1962)(59 min)
(Apr 1962 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[19] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: TIME TO REMEMBER (58 min)
(July 1962 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[20] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: LOCKER 69 (1962)(56 min)
(Sept 1962 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[21] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: PLAYBACK (1962) (62 min)
(Sept 1962 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[22] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: SOLO FOR SPARROW (1962) (56 min)
(Sept 1962 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[23] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: DEATH TRAP (1962) (56 min)
(Oct 1962 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[24] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE SET-UP (1963) (58 min)
(Jan 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[25] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: 20,000 KISS (1963) (58 min)
(Jan 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[26] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: INCIDENT AT MIDNIGHT (1963) (56 min)
(Jan 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[27] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: ON THE RUN (1963) (59 min)
(Feb 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[28] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: RETURN TO SENDER (1962)(61 min)
(March 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[29] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: RICOCHET (64 min)
(March 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[30] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE DOUBLE (1963)(56 min)
(April 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[31] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE RIVALS (1963) (56 min)
(May 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[32] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD  (1963) (71 min)
(July 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[33] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE PARTNER (1963) (58 min)
(Sept 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[34] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: ACCIDENTAL DEATH (1963) (57 min)
(Nov 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[35] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: FIVE TO ONE (1963)(56 min)
(Dec 1963 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[36] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: DOWNFALL (1964) (59 min)
(Jan 1964 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[37] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE VERDICT (1964) (55 min)
(Feb 1964 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[38] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: WE SHALL SEE (1964) (61 min)
(Apr 1964 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[39] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: WHO WAS MADDOX? (1964) (62 min)
(June 1964 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[40] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: ACT OF MURDER   (1963)(62 min)
(Sept 1964 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[41] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: FACE OF A STRANGER (1964)(56min)
(Sep 1964 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[42] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: NEVER MENTION MURDER (1964)(56 min)
(Nov 1964 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[43] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: THE MAIN CHANCE (1964) (61 min)
(Nov 1964 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[44] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: GAME FOR THREE LOSERS (1964 imdb?) (55 min)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood
(Apr 1965 UK theatrical release date)

[45] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: CHANGE PARTNERS (1965) (63 min)
BFC no. 13541
(July 1965 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood

[46] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: STRANGLER'S WEB   (1965) (55 min)
BFC no. 13549
(Aug 1965 UK theatrical release date)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood
NOT based on an Edgar Wallace story
This episode has completely different titles preceded by
about 5 seconds of the bust and an edited version of the music


[47] Edgar Wallace Mysteries: DEAD MAN'S CHEST (1965)(59 min)
(final film in series)
Merton Park Studios / Produced by Jack Greenwood
(Oct 1965 UK theatrical release date)

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[--] CROSSROADS TO CRIME (1960)
(Oct 1960 UK theatrical release date)
* NOT PART OF THE SERIES -
BUT IS INCLUDED IN SOME VIDEO PACKAGES
**

AP Films Production
Produced by Gerry (Thunderbirds) Anderson and John Read
Directed by Gerry Anderson

####### Mysteries of Edgar Wallace ##########
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