1949 Dick Barton Strikes Back

Dick Barton Strikes Back - 1949

Alternative title: The Phantom Ship

A Hammer production released by Exclusive Films by arrangement with Ted Kavanagh Associated.
Adapted from the radio feature by arrangement with the BBC. 
Opening credit:- "The major part of this film was shot on actual locations. The producers wish to thank the following for facilities granted - The Tower Blackpool, American Overseas Airways, KLM Airways, The South London Electricity Board, The London Zoo."
Studio sequences filmed at Viking Studios, Kensington, London.
Recorded on the Viking sound system.
Screenplay by Elizabeth Baron and Ambrose Grayson from an original story by Ambrose Grayson.

Black & White 73 minutes


Once again, wonder man special agent Dick Barton is called on to save Britain from almost certain disaster. This time he and his chum Snowey White do battle with ruthless foreign activists, who have developed a machine to blow up the town of Blackpool and annihilate its inhabitants! Click here to see the full film on YouTube


Director of Photography Cedric Williams
Production Manager Don Wynne
Camera Operator Peter Newbrook
Art Director Ivan King
Supervising Editor Ray Pitt
Assistant Director Dicky Leeman
Make-up Jack Smith
Continuity Prudence Sykes
Supervising Electrician Jack Curtis
Casting Director Edgar Blatt (Ted Kavanagh Associated) 
Casting Manager Mary Harris
Musical Score Frank Spencer and Rupert Grayson
Associate Producers Anthony Hinds and Mae Murray
Directed by Godfrey Grayson


Dick Barton Don Stannard
Snowey White Bruce Walker
Fouracada Sebastian Cabot
Lord Armadale James Raglan
Tina Jean Lodge
Robert Creston Morris Sweden
Major Henderson John Harvey
Colonel Gardener Humphrey Kent
Inspector Burke Sidney Vivian
Nicholas Tony Morelli
Alex George Crawford
Nick Laurie Taylor
"Schulman" "Flash"


Camera Operator Peter Newbrook eventually became a Producer. His credits include the 1967 horror film "Corruption", starring Peter Cushing.

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