Someone at the Door – 1950
A Hammer Film production released by Exclusive Films
United Programmes Sound
From the play by Major Campbell Christie and Miss Dorothy Campbell Christie
Black & White 65 minutes
A knockabout crime comedy, in which, in order to enhance his reputation, a struggling journalist cooks up a hare-brained scheme to make it look as though he has murdered his sister – for just long enough to get a big story out of it. Unfortunately, however, things start to go badly wrong when a gang of real crooks appear on the scene!
Watch the Title sequence on YouTube
This is the second filmed version of the stage play, the first being British International Pictures 1936 production starring Billy Milton and directed by Herbert Brenon.
Details were complied viewing the actual film.
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection