The Sweet Scent of Death

The Sweet Scent of Death

© 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: 17th December 1984


An overworked American ambassador working in the UK attempts to spend more time with his wife by visiting a countryside mansion, but soon the trip turns into a nightmare with his wife haunted by a stalker seemingly from her past.


Executive Story Editor
Art Director
Director of Photography
Music Composed by
Musical Supervisor
Production Manager
Camera Operator
Assistant Director
Assistant Art Director
Casting Director
American Casting
Assistant to Producer
Production Assistant
Sound Recordist
Dubbing Editor
Dubbing Mixer
Production Accountants
Camera Equipment
Still Photographer
Processing by
Recorded at
Titles by
Executive Producer
Produced by
Directed by

Don Houghton
Carolyn Scott
Brian West BSc
Bob Dearberg GBFE
John McCabe
Philip Martell
Ron Jackson
Ken Withers
John O’Connor
Lorely Farley
Peta Button
Lesley de Pettitt
William J Kenney, Daniel Travis
Laura Nightingale
Eddie Knight
Daphne Volmer
Sheila Collins
John Bramall
Terry Poulton GBFE
Ernie Marsh
Sheala Daniell, Linda Nettleton
Jean Garioch
Group Five
John Jay
Rank Film Laboratories
Warwick Dubbing Theatre
National Screen
Brian Clemens
Brian Lawrence
Roy Skeggs
Peter Sasdy


Greg Denver
Ann Denver
Det. Sergeant Wells
John Fairfax
Det. Constable Gray
Michael Patson
Marine Officer
Young Man
Young Girl
Boy in Park
Girl in Park
Estate Agent

Dean Stockwell
Shirley Knight
Michael Gothard
Carmen du Saytoy
Robert Lang
Alan Gifford
Toria Fuller
Struan Rodger
Andrew Seear
Kenny Andrews
Lindsay Holiday
Russell Sommers
Erin Donovan
Christopher Warwick
Mary Greco
Geoffrey Colville


Writer Brian Clemens died in 2015, he is best remembered for his work at ITC in the 1960’s and early 70’s, especially as writer/producer of “The Avengers” (for which he wrote the pilot in 1961), “The Baron”, “The Persuaders” and “Danger Man”. He also wrote the screenplay for Hammer’s Dr Jeckyll and Sister Hyde (1971) and Captain Kronos, Vampire Hunter (1974).

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