1954 Mask of Dust

Mask of Dust - 1954

Alternative title: A Race for Life

A Hammer production released by Exclusive Films (UK) and Lippert Films (USA) 
Copyright MCMLIV by Exclusive Films Ltd. 
All characters in this photoplay are fictitious and bear no resemblance to any real person living or dead 
RCA Sound Recording 
Produced at Bray Studios, England

Black & White 79 minutes


Peter Wells is an ambitious driver in the tough world of motor racing. But his dedication to his sport and his single-mindedness put his marriage at risk off the racetrack and his life at risk on it!


Art Director J. Elder Wills
Editor Bill Lenny
Production Manager Jimmy Sangster
Sound Recording Sid Wiles and Ken Cameron
Assistant Director Jack Causey
Continuity Renee Glynne
Make-up Philip Leakey
Hairdresser Monica Hustler
Wardrobe Mistress Molly Arbuthnot
Camera Operator Len Harris
Director of Photography Jimmy Harvey, BSc
Music Composed by Leonard Salzedo
Musical Director John Hollingsworth
Screenplay by Richard Landau
From the novel by John Manchip White
Executive Producer Michael Carreras
Produced by Mickey Delamar
Directed by Terence Fisher


Peter Wells Richard Conte
Pat Wells Mari Aldon
Dallapiccola George Coulouris
Bollario Peter Illing
Guido Alec Mango
Lawrence Meredith Edwards
Gibson Edwin Richfield
Commentator Raymond Baxter
Himself Leslie Marr
with Tim Turner
with Richard Marner
Himself Stirling Moss
Himself Reg Parnell
Himself John Cooper
Himself Alan Brown
Himself Geoffrey Taylor
with Jeremy Hawk
with James Copeland 


This film features appearances by several prominent motor racing personalities of the day, as well as Raymond Baxter, who became a famous face to millions as a presenter of BBC TV's "Tomorrow's World". Look for Richard Marner as Hans Brecht, who went on to find fame as Colonel von Strohm in BBC TV's 'Allo 'Allo.

Details were complied viewing the actual film. 
Source of viewing copy - The Hammer Graveyard Collection