6 The Case of The Burnt Alibi- with Joss Ambler, John Chandos and Avis Scott. 7 The Case of the Two Brothers- (Cinema release, 1954 with #8 as 'Companions in Crime.') with Maurice Kaufmann and Kenneth Haigh.
The boss had embarked on an evil plan, after reading her letter which gave her complete financial details. An explosion in a deserted barn- and Stryker finds the charred remains of an unidentified man.
The atmosphere was created by dropping several OK type words in the script to suggest the milieu in which the piece was set, but the story did not have much holding power.
The slow elimination of suspects was very laboured, and nobody in the cast had much of an opportunity to shine.
That night Marsden makes for France leaving behind his worried wife Sheila and small son, who live near the River Thames.
At the rendezvous, a rowing boat brings Clement and his purse of diamonds to The Black Falcon.