1935 BBFC Cert. “A”

The Mystery of the Marie Celeste

Alternative Title: The Phantom Ship

Having won the hand of Sarah from his rival. Captain Benjamin Briggs sets out to recruit a crew for his voyage on the Mary Celeste. A mad seaman seeks revenge by killing the crew and passengers in a story of the mysterious events that led to a ship without a person on board.

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Production Details

Guaranteed Pictures with the famous “Q” ship “Mary B Mitchell” as Mary Celeste 

Black & White 60 minutes

Filming Began: Late July 1935
UK Release 14th November 1935

Nettlefold Studios, Walton on Thames, Surrey
On Location:
Falmouth, Cornwall

Stills from the film

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Cast & Crew

Red = Uncredited

Original Poster
The Mystery of the Marie Celeste 1935

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The Mystery of the Mary Celeste was Bella Lugosi’s only film for Hammer.

Sarah’s sewing machine is a Singer Model 15, which was not introduced until 1895, long after the 1872 date of the story.

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