Best Mystery Movies of 1952
The Narrow Margin
A tough cop meets his match when he has to guard a gangster's widow on a tense train ride.
My Cousin Rachel
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.
Affair in Trinidad
A nightclub singer enlists her brother-in-law to track down her husband's killer.
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.
The Voice of Merrill
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
Home at Seven
Unable to recall the past 24 hours, a British bank clerk is the prime suspect for a robbery/murder.
The Black Castle
A Man investigates the disappearance of two of his friends who were the guests of a sinister Austrian count.
The Green Glove
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.
An underhand solicitor receives threatening notes, and the police are called in to protect him.
Trent's Last Case
A police detective on the verge of retirement investigates a socialite accused of murdering her wealthy husband.