Black Widow – 1951
Exclusive Films Present, a Hammer Production
Based on the B.B.C. serial play “Return from Darkness” by Lester Powell
Panacoustic Sound System
Black & White 52 minutes
Mark Sherwin ( Robert Ayres) is the victim of a brutal beating and car theft. The thief dies in a crash; Mark suffers from amnesia, and recuperates on a horse-training property. Discovering a clue, he returns home to find he had been declared dead, his wife welcomes him back, only to plan a real death for him so she and his best friend (with whom she is having an affair) can get his substantial wealth.
Director of Photography
Christine Norden by permission of British Lion Film Corporation Limited
Christine Norden also appeared in Hammer’s “A Case for PC 49” (1951). Anthony Forwood appeared in five other Hammer productions: “Meet Simon Cherry” (1949), “The Man in Black” (1949), “The Gambler and the Lady” (1952), “Mantrap” (1953) and “Five Days” (1954). He was married to actress Glynis Johns (Winnifred Banks in Mary Poppins” 1964) from 1942 to 1948. (1942-1948). They had one son, actor Gareth Forwood.
Details were complied viewing the actual film.
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection