Inspector Hornleigh

  • 1939
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Crime

When the Chancellor of the Exchequer's bags are stolen, Harker, along with bumbling sidekick Sim, is assigned to recover the stolen items. Harker suspects a foreign millionaire of taking the bags for the budget plans they held. Though the film is well-plotted and well-acted (Sim is hilarious), the thick English and Scottish accents were often incomprehensible...read more

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When the Chancellor of the Exchequer's bags are stolen, Harker, along with bumbling sidekick Sim, is assigned to recover the stolen items. Harker suspects a foreign millionaire of taking the bags for the budget plans they held. Though the film is well-plotted and well-acted (Sim is

hilarious), the thick English and Scottish accents were often incomprehensible to American audiences. Aside from that, the suspense is nicely built towards a good denouement. This is the first of three films based on a British radio series of the time, "Monday Night at Eight."

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