, 2h OrigineRoyaume-uni ActeursMartin Kemp, Martin Kemp, Emma Ferguson, Jennifer Calvert, Susan Brown, Richard Griffiths Rôle Mr. Justice Scrutton Note67% The film focuses on the trial of George Smith and flashbacks showing how he met each of his wives. Smith is married to his wife Edith. He often goes away on the pretext of business. Whilst he is away he meets wealthy women, marries them within a few weeks, insures their lives and then drowns them in the bath. He returns with the insurance money (sometimes he brings the latest victims possessions to Edith as gifts). He is eventually arrested and ultimately hanged for his crimes. At the trial it is revealed that his marriage to Edith is bigamous; in total he had eight wives, most of which he left after stealing all their possessions.