1952 Wings of Danger

Wings of Danger – 1952

Alternative title: Dead on Course

A Hammer production released by Exclusive Films (UK) and Lippert Films (USA)
Copyright MCMLII by Exclusive Films Ltd.
All characters in this photoplay are fictitious and bear no resemblance to any real person, living or dead
RCA Sound System
Made at Riverside Studios
Adapted from the novel “Dead on Course” by Elleston Trevor and Packham Webb

Black & White 73 minutes

Storyline

When airline pilot Nick Talbot disappears after a plane crash and is presumed dead, his friend Van decides to investigate. He finds Nick very much alive and heavily involved with a gang of smugglers… Watch the trailer on YouTube

Crew

Screenplay by
Art Director
Editor
Recordist
Assistant Director
Production Manager
Make-up
Hair Stylist
Casting
Musical Director
Recorded by
Director of Photography
Camera Operator
Produced by
Directed by

John Gilling
Andrew Mazzei
James Needs
Bill Salter
Jimmy Sangster
Arthur Barnes
Phil Leakey
Bill Griffiths
Michael Carreras
Malcolm Arnold
The London Philharmonic Orchestra
Walter Harvey
Peter Bryan
Anthony Hinds
Terence Fisher 

Cast

Van 
Nick Talbot 
Alexia 
Avril 
Boyd Spencer 
Maxwell 
Jeannette (introducing) 
Snell 
Truscott 
Talbot 
Doctor 
Nurse 
Mrs C. Smith 
Duty Officer 
Signal Operator 
Receptionist 
Sam 
O’Gorman 
Blonde 
Blonde 
Blonde 


Zachary Scott
Robert Beatty
Kay Kendall
Naomi Chance
Arthur Lane
Colin Tapley
Diane Cilento
Harold Lang
Jack Allen
Ian Fleming
Douglas Muir
Sheila Raynor
Courtney Hope
Nigel Neilson
Darcy Conyers
Kathleen Stuart
Anthony Miles
Laurie Taylor
June Ashley
June Mitchell
Natasha Sokolov

Footnotes

Zachary Scott was the American brought over for this one. A star of many Westerns, he had also played the title role in “The Mask of Dimitrios” (1944). Diane Cilento, introduced in this film, went on to marry Sean Connery and is the mother of his actor son, Jason.


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