Tag Archives: Tod Slaughter


Murder in the Red Barn(1935)

Tod Slaughter plays the wicked Squire Corder who seduces then murders innocent country maiden Maria Marten before burying her body beneath the barn floor. The film is based on the popular 19th century melodramas about the 1827 real murder case called “The Red Barn Murder”.


Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror (1938)

Sexton Blake has been described as the poor mans Sherlock Holmes. He’s an amateur detective pitting his wits against the well known villian player Tod Slaughter.