Crook's Tour
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Crook's Tour

Crook's Tour
Directed byJohn Baxter
Produced byJohn Corfield
Written byBarbara K. Emary
Max Kester
John Watt
StarringBasil Radford
Naunton Wayne
Greta Gynt
Abraham Sofaer
Charles Oliver
Music byKennedy Russell
CinematographyJames Wilson
Edited byMichael C. Chorlton
Distributed byAnglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors
Release date
  • 24 May 1941 (1941-05-24) (U.S.)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Crook's Tour is a 1941 British film directed by John Baxter featuring Charters and Caldicott. It is adapted from a BBC radio serial of the same name.


Charters (Basil Radford) and Caldicott (Naunton Wayne) are touring the Middle East. After visiting Saudi Arabia they find themselves in Baghdad where they are mistaken by a group of German spies for the messengers who are to carry a song record by beautiful singer La Palermo (Greta Gynt) which contains secret instructions of the German Intelligence. Realizing their error, the German spies follow Charters and Caldicott to Istanbul and Budapest, trying to eliminate them and retrieve the record.



The film is available as a supplement on The Lady Vanishes Criterion Collection DVD and Blu-ray.

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