1958 BBFC Cert. “A”

The Snorkel

Although the police have termed her mother’s death a suicide, Candy Brown, a teenage girl, believes her step-father, Paul, murdered her, and sets out to prove his guilt.

Production Details

A Hammer Film production released by Columbia Pictures
Copyright MCMLVIII by Clarion Films Ltd. – All rights reserved
MPAA Approved Certilicate No. 18852

All characters and events depicted in this film are fictitious and any similatity to persons living or dead is coincidental

RCA Sound Recording
Produced at Bray Studios
Black & White 90 mins

Filming Began: 7th September 1957
UK Release: 7th July 1958

Bray Studios, Down Place, Oakley Green, Berkshire

Villa della Pergola, Alassio, Savona, Liguria, Italy
French Rivieria, Alpes Maritimes, France

Stills from film

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Cast & Crew

Red = Uncredited

Original Poster
The Snorkel 1958

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Betta St John also starred with Hammer favourite Christopher Lee in the 1960 horror “The City of the Dead”.

William Franklyn’s one other appearance  for Hammer was in 1973’s “The Satanic Rites of Dracula”, but was probably best known for the “Schhh… You Know Who” television adverts for Schweppes from 1965 to 1973.

The was Mandy Miller’s last film, although she continued acting in various roles for television until 1963.

The film was premiered onboard the Queen Elizabeth in May 1958, before its general release on 7th July 1958.

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