1950 The Man in Black

The Man in Black – 1950

A Hammer Production of The B.B.C. Sensation
United Programmes Sound System

Black & White 72 minutes

Storyline

Henry Clavering suspects his second wife Bertha is trying to drive his daughter (by his first marriage) insane, to stop her inheriting his money. He decides to use his yoga skills to pretend to be dead, and thereby expose her villainy.

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Crew

Production Manager 
Assistant Director 
Editor 
Art Director
Continuity 
Recordist 
Make-up 
Hair Stylist 
Casting 
Housecoat by 
Director of Photography 
Camera Operator 
Musical Directors 
Screenplay by 
Original Story by 
Produced by 
Directed by 

Arthur Barnes
Jimmy Sangster
John Ferris
Denis Wreford
Renee Glynne
Edgar Vetter
Phil Leakey
Monica Hustler
Prudence Sykes
Jeager
Cedric Williams
Peter Bryan
Frank Spencer and Rupert Grayson
John Gilling
Francis Searle
Anthony Hinds
Francis Searle

Cast

The Man in Black – Storyteller
Henry Clavering/Hodson
Bertha Clavering
Janice
Joan
Victor
Mrs. Carter
Sandford
Elsie
DoctoR 

Valentine Dyall
Sidney James
Betty Ann Davis
Sheila Burrell
Hazel Penwarden 
Anthony Forwood 
Courtney Hope 
Lawrence Baskcombe
Mollie Palmer
Gerald Caset 

Footnotes

Sheila Burrell aloso appeared for Hammer in “Cloudburst” (1951), “The Rossiter Case” (1951),  “Women Without Men”(1956) and “Paranoiac” (1963)


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