The Man in Black – 1950
A Hammer Production of The B.B.C. Sensation
United Programmes Sound System
Black & White 72 minutes
Henry Clavering suspects his second wife Bertha is trying to drive his daughter (by his first marriage) insane, to stop her inheriting his money. He decides to use his yoga skills to pretend to be dead, and thereby expose her villainy.
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This was the debut film for actress Sheila Burrell, who also appeared for Hammer in “Cloudburst” (1951), “The Rossiter Case” (1951), “Women Without Men”(1956) and “Paranoiac” (1963).
Details were complied viewing the actual film.
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection