1948 Dick Barton, Special Agent

Dick Barton, Special Agent – 1948

Alternative title: Dick Barton, Detective

A Marylebone-Hammer production released by Exclusive Films.
Alternative Title:- Dick Barton, Detective
An adaptation from the original broadcast subject by arrangement with the BBC. Yachting scenes taken at Birdham Pool, Chichester Harbour.
Story and Dialogue Alan Stranks in collaboration with Alfred Goulding.

Black & White 70 minutes


Suave, debonair mega hero Dick Barton arrives in the tranquil little Cornish fishing village of Echo Bay, accompanied by his faithful sidekicks Snowey White and Jock Anderson. Barton’s presence soon disrupts the activities of the local smugglers, prompting their leader, the sinister Dr Caspar, to order several bungled attempts on his life. For Caspar is in reality a foreign agent with much more than mere smuggling on his mind – he has a dastardly plan to destroy the very fabric of Britain by polluting the nation’s entire water supply with a deadly poison. The country’s only hope of survival lays with – Dick Barton, Special Agent!

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Casting Director
Casting Manager
Art Director
Music Directed by
Assistant Director
Director of Photography
Produced by
Directed by

Edgar Blatt
Mary Harris
James Marchant
Etta Simpson
Doreen Saunders
John Bath
Eric Veendam
Charles Hasher
Stanley Clinton, MBKS
Henry Halsted
Alfred Goulding


Dick Barton 
Jean Hunter 
Snowey White 
Jock Anderson 
Dr Caspar 
Miss Horrock 
Sir George 

Don Stannard
Gillian Maude
George Ford
Jack Shaw
Geoffrey Wincott
Beatrice Kane
Campbell Singer


Nine years earlier, Alfred Goulding had directed Peter Cushing in the 1939 Laurel and Hardy comedy “A Chump at Oxford”.

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