The Ace of Spades: ‘Lemmy’ Tell You Something…

In this 1935 ‘quota quickie’ from Twickenham Films, politician Nick Trent’s campaign is threatened when the local landowner he was arguing with is found dead. The only people who can clear his name are his rival’s wife and her lover, Nick’s brother, who hit and killed the man with his car. Though the coroner records a verdict of accidental death, Trent starts receiving threats written on playing cards, demanding that he pulls out of the election. Can he get to the bottom of the mystery without being implicated in the death of the man who stood in the way of his promise of a new railway for the townsfolk?

If all this sounds like House of Cards written by Dorothy L Sayers, then…

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