Guy Hamilton’s British drama is based on the famous stage play of the same name. Alastair Sim plays a mysterious policeman whose arrival at a family celebration triggers strange events and life-changing revelations.
Based on the play by J.B. Priestley, this British mystery concentrates on Inspector Poole (Alastair Sim) as he investigates the seeming irresponsibility of Eva Smith (Jane Wenham), a young working-class woman.
Making a trip to the rich Birling household, Poole enters during a dinner party and gradually discloses how each family member, including strict father Arthur Birling (Arthur Young) and his bothered wife, Sybil (Olga Lindo), could have had a hand in Eva’s perishing.
Alastair Sim gives a good performance in his role as Poole, the police…