Murder Without Crime (by J. Lee Thompson; produced by Del Bondio, Windust & Weatherly) starts off nicely when a young lady is stabbed with a dagger. But it winds up sadly, strangled by its own wordiness.
An English psychological thriller, Murder Without Crime shows the stabber hardly able to hide the body of his victim before his ferret of a landlord pokes his head in the door and his nose into everything.
Sadist as well as sleuth, the landlord suavely tortures his tenant for two and a half acts, until finally each gets the drop on the other.
The landlord (silkily played by...