The Corvini Inheritance
© 1984 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, All rights reserved
All characters and incidents portrayed and the names used herin are fictitious and any similarity to the name, character or history of any person is entirely co-incidental.
Produced by Hammer Film Productions Limited entirely on location in The United Kingdom and Austria
ITV London Transmission Date: 15th October 1984
The lonesome daily routine of a top-notch Security Chief of a London auction-house, who’s a bit nerdy and unstable and so completely obsessed with his work that he even spies on his neighbors from his home seeing it not as an invasion of privacy but as the natural extension of his job, is interrupted when a scared female neighbor rings his doorbell to complain of a ski-masked stalker. He helps her secure her apartment and falls for her, but she rejects his advances. Meanwhile, the auction-house handles a valuable Renaissance collection which includes a necklace said to bear a deadly curse. It belonged to a medieval nobleman who was betrayed by his wife and killed by her lover, a member of the notorious medieval Corvini assassin family. The jewelry supposedly continued to bring only betrayal, murder and madness to those who later owned it.
Executive Story Editor
Director of Photography
Music Composed by
Assistant Art Director
Assistant to Producer
Frank Watts BSc
Paul Weatherley G.B.F.E.
Lesley de Pettitt
William J Kenney, Daniel Travis
Terry Poulton GBFE
Sheala Daniell, Linda Nettleton
Rank Film Laboratories
Warwick Dubbing Theatre
1st Female Model
2nd Female Model
Geoff – Male Model
David McCallum played Illya Kuryakin in the MGM Television series “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”.
Jan Francis starred the the BBC TV comedy series “Just Good Friends”.
Terence Alexander played Charlie Hungerford in the BBC TV series “Bergerac”.
Details were complied viewing the actual film.
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection