1958 The Snorkel

The Snorkel - 1958

A Hammer Film production released by Columbia Pictures

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MPAA Approved Certilicate No. 18852

All characters and events depicted in this film are fictitious and any similatity to persons living or dead is coincidental

RCA Sound Recording 

Produced at Bray Studios 

Black & White 90 mins


Found dead in a locked room, police believe her mother committed suicide, but Candy Brown sets out to prove she was murdered by her step-father.

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Director of Photography Jack Asher BSC
Music Composed by Francis Chagrin
Conducted by John Hollingsworth
Art Director John Stoll
Editor James Needs
Production Manager Don Weeks
Location Manager Renzo Lucidi
Camera Operator Len Harris
Assistant Director Tom Walls
Sound Recordist Jock May
Re-recording Ken Cameron
Continuity Doreen Dearnaley
Make Up Phil Leakey
Hairdresser Henry Montsash
Wardrobe Molly Arbuthnot
Associate Producer Anthony Nelson-Keys
Screenplay by Peter Myers and Jimmy Sangster
From “The Snorkel” by Anthony Dawson
Produced by Michael Carreras
Directed by Guy Green


Paul Decker Peter van Eyck
Jean Edwards Betta St John
Candy Brown Mandy Miller
The Inspector Gregoire Aslan
Wilson William Franklyn
Daily Woman Marie Burk
Italian Gardener Henri Vidon
Toto - the dog Flush


Betta St John also starred with Hammer favourite Christopher Lee in the 1960 horror “The City of the Dead". William Franklyn's one other appearance  for Hammer was in 1973's “The Satanic Rites of Dracula”, but was probably best known for the "Schhh... You Know Who" television adverts for Schweppes from 1965 to 1973. The was Mandy Miller's last film, although she continued acting in various roles for television until 1963.

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