1952 Lady in the Fog

Lady in the Fog - 1952

Alternative title: Scotland Yard Inspector

A Hammer production released by Exclusive Films (UK) and Lippert Films (USA)
Copyright 1952 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
Produced at Riverside Studios
Adapted from the popular BBC serial by Lester Powell 

Black & White 82 minutes


His flight delayed by thick fog, American journalist Philip Odell passes the time in a London club. There he meets Heather, an attractive young woman who is waiting for her brother. Outside, though, a policeman stumbles upon the body of a young man, apparently a hit and run victim, who turns out to be Heather's brother. She is convinced that his death is no accident, so Odell helps her to investigate...


Screenplay by Orville Hampton
Art Director Wilfred Arnold
Editor James Needs
Dialogue Director Pat Jenkins
Recordist Bill Salter
Assistant Director Basil Keyes
Production Manager John Pinky Green
Continuity Renee Glynne
Make-up Phil Leakey
Hairdresser Bill Griffiths
Furs by The Labrador Fur Company, Knightsbridge, London
Casting Michael Carreras
Camera Operator Moray Grant
Director of Photography Walter Harvey
Music Composed by Ivor Slaney
Conducted by Muir Mathieson
Recorded by The London Philharmonic Orchestra
Produced by Anthony Hinds
Directed by Sam Newfield


Philip Odell Cesar Romero
Peggy Lois Maxwell
Heather Bernadette O'Farrell
Inspector Rigsby 
Campbell Singer
Sergeant Reilly Alastair Hunter
Marilyn Mary Mackenzie
Boswell Frank Birch
Sid Wensley Pithey
Hampden Geoffrey Keen
Connors Reed de Rouen
Sorrowby Lloyd Lamble
Smithers Peter Swanwick
Sales Manager Bill Fraser
Donna Lisa Lee
Mellan Lionel Harris
Dr Campbell Betty Cooper
Miss Andrews Clair James
Mad Mary Katie Johnson
Head Waiter Jacques Cey
1st Receptionist Jean Bayliss
Danny Richard Johnson
Steve Stuart Nichol
2nd Receptionist Marguerite Brennan
Film Director Robert Adair


American actor Cesar Romero had already been in films for many years, including the classic comedy murder mystery "The Thin Man" (1934). He later starred in the psychological thriller "Two on a Guillotine" (1965) and as The Joker in the "Batman" TV series and feature film (1966), with Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin.
Two regulars from the James Bond films appear here - Lois Maxwell (Miss Moneypenny) and Geoffrey Keen (the Minister of Defence).

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