Philip Ford

Philip Ford – Valley of the Zombies (1946)

Dr. Maynard (Charles Trowbridge’ ) tells Dr. Terry Evans (Robert Livingston) and his nurse, Susan Drake (Lorna Gray), about the theft of ten pints of blood from his lab. Later, he is visited by Ormand Murks (Ian Keith), a man Maynard had once had committed to an insane asylum and who later died from an operation, and Maynard learns that Murks is an example of living death whose abnormality is counter-acted only by blood. The doctor soon becomes Murk’s unwilling blood donor. Murks’ brother Fred (Earle Hodgins) threatens to expose him and he too is murdered. Terry and Susan find Maynard’s body near an abandoned graveyard and this leads them to an estate where a partially obscured sign reads:”Murks Bros.,Undertakers.” Read More »

Philip Ford – The Inner Circle (1946)

Story:
In this mystery, a private detective is falsely accused of murder by his secretary who wants to protect her little sister who has been formally charged with the crime. The detective must solve the crime before it is too late. To do so, he gathers all the suspects at a radio student and reenacts the crime. The killer is revealed. ~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide Read More »