On This Day – The Arsenal Stadium Mystery is Released

17-2-1940: On this day in 1940 the film The Arsenal Stadium Mystery was released.

“During a charity soccer match between top professional side Arsenal and touring amateur side Trojans, the Trojan’s new star player collapses. When he dies, Inspector Slade of Scotland Yard is called in and declares it was murder. It takes all his ingenuity and another death before the motive is discovered and the killer revealed. ”

“The football match from which the action sequences were taken was between Arsenal and Brentford. This game turned out to be Arsenal’s last home game before the outbreak of the Second World War.”

Details on the film are from The Internet Movie Database.


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