The Stranger Came Home – 1954
A Hammer Film Production released by Lippert Pictures Inc.
Copyright MCMLIV by Exclusive Films Ltd.
MPAA Approved Certilicate No. 14942
All characters in this photoplay are fictitious and bear no resemblance to any real person living or dead.
RCA Sound System
Black & White 80 minutes
Philip Vickers mysteriously reappears to his wife and friends during a party at her upscale country estate after an absence of four years. He had been presumed dead after he disappeared on a fishing trip in Portugal with three friends. He was knocked unconscious and pushed overboard by an unknown assailant. In the interim, he had suffered from amnesia but now has regained his faculties. All the potential suspects, including his wife, are at the party. When one of them is killed, the police are called in, and suspicion for the crime falls on the vengeful Vickers.
The novel “Stranger At Home” by George Sanders, which this film is based on, was actually ghost-written by Leigh Brackett.
William Sylvester appeared in Stanly Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968).
Patrick Holt played an uncredited First Lieutenant in Hammer’s 1958 film “Further Up The Creek”.
Details were complied viewing the actual film.
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection