Best Mystery Movies of 1952

1.

The Narrow Margin

4.0
7.7/10 IMDB

A tough cop meets his match when he has to guard a gangster's widow on a tense train ride.

Starring: Charles McGraw, Jacqueline White, Marie Windsor, David Clarke, Gordon Gebert, Queenie Leonard, Peter Virgo, Don Beddoe, Paul Maxey, Harry Harvey ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1952-05-03
2.

My Cousin Rachel

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

A young man plots revenge against the woman he believes murdered his cousin, but his plans are shaken when he comes face to face with the enigmatic beauty.

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton, Ronald Squire, George Dolenz, John Sutton, Tudor Owen, J. M. Kerrigan ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1952-12-25
3.

Affair in Trinidad

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A nightclub singer enlists her brother-in-law to track down her husband's killer.

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Alexander Scourby, Valerie Bettis, Torin Thatcher, Howard Wendell, Karel Stepanek, George Voskovec, Steven Geray, Walter Kohler ..
Directed by: Vincent Sherman
Release date: 1952-07-29
Best Mystery Movies of 1952 : Venetian Bird
4.

Venetian Bird

3.1
6.4/10 IMDB

Private eye Edward Mercer (Richard Todd) travels to Venice to locate a man due a reward for his aid in the war. Shortly after arriving, he becomes the prime suspect in the murder of his local contact. In his quest to clear his name, Mercer uncovers a conspiracy. Even the local magistrate (George Coulouris) seems to be working against him, and Mercer begins to suspect the man he came to find is behind it all.

Starring: Richard Todd, Eva Bartok, John Gregson, George Coulouris, Margot Grahame, Walter Rilla, John Bailey, Sid James ..
Directed by: Ralph Thomas
Release date: 1952-10-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1952 : The Voice of Merrill
5.

The Voice of Merrill

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A convicted female blackmailer is found murdered in her flat and suspicion falls on three men, all of whom the police believe may have had reason to wish her dead

Starring: Valerie Hobson, James Robertson Justice, Edward Underdown, Henry Kendall, Garry Marsh, Sam Kydd, Ian Fleming, Daniel Wherry, Daphne Newton ..
Directed by: John Gilling
Release date: 1952-12-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1952 : Home at Seven
6.

Home at Seven

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Unable to recall the past 24 hours, a British bank clerk is the prime suspect for a robbery/murder.

Starring: Ralph Richardson, Margaret Leighton, Campbell Singer, Jack Hawkins, Michael Shepley, Frederick Piper, Meriel Forbes, Margaret Withers, Gerald Case, Diana Beaumont ..
Directed by: Ralph Richardson
Release date: 1952-03-16
Best Mystery Movies of 1952 : The Black Castle
7.

The Black Castle

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

A Man investigates the disappearance of two of his friends who were the guests of a sinister Austrian count.

Starring: Richard Greene, Boris Karloff, Stephen McNally, Rita Corday, Lon Chaney Jr., John Hoyt, Michael Pate, Nancy Valentine, Tudor Owen, Henry Corden ..
Directed by: Nathan H. Juran
Release date: 1952-12-15
Best Mystery Movies of 1952 : The Green Glove
8.

The Green Glove

2.8
6.2/10 IMDB

In World War II France, American soldier Michael Blake captures, then loses Nazi-collaborator art thief Paul Rona, who leaves behind a gem studded gauntlet (a stolen religious relic). Years later, financial reverses lead Mike to return in search of the object. In Paris, he must dodge mysterious followers and a corpse that's hard to explain; so he and attractive tour guide Christine decamp on a cross-country pursuit that becomes love on the run...then takes yet another turn.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Geraldine Brooks, Cedric Hardwicke, George Macready, Gaby André, Jany Holt, Roger Tréville, Juliette Gréco, Georges Tabet, Meg Lemonnier ..
Directed by: Rudolph Maté
Release date: 1952-02-28
Best Mystery Movies of 1952 : The Ringer
9.

The Ringer

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

An underhand solicitor receives threatening notes, and the police are called in to protect him.

Starring: Herbert Lom, Donald Wolfit, Mai Zetterling, Greta Gynt, William Hartnell, Norman Wooland, Denholm Elliott, Dora Bryan, Charles Victor, Walter Fitzgerald ..
Directed by: Guy Hamilton
Release date: 1952-11-24
Best Mystery Movies of 1952 : Trent's Last Case
10.

Trent's Last Case

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

A police detective on the verge of retirement investigates a socialite accused of murdering her wealthy husband.

Starring: Orson Welles, Michael Wilding, Margaret Lockwood, John McCallum, Miles Malleson, Hugh McDermott, Jack McNaughton, Sam Kydd, Kenneth Williams ..
Directed by: Herbert Wilcox
Release date: 1952-09-22

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