★★★★☆ UK / Germany. 1h24m. Comedy / Mystery. Directed by Gustav Ucicky. Written by Karl Hartl, Walter Reisch, Benn Levy (screenplay) and Curt Goetz (“Hokuspokus”). Cinematography by Carl Hoffmann, Werner Brandes. Music by Robert Stolz. Starring Lilian Harvey, Laurence Olivier, Athole Stewart, Gillian Dean, Frank Stanmore, Felix Aylmer, Frederick Lloyd, Henry Caine.
Kitty Kellermann is put on trial for murdering her husband, a failed painter. When her counsel resigns from his mandate, the mysterious Peter Bille steps in, though it becomes apparent that he actually is not an advocate.