The Dark Light

The Dark Light

Vernon Sewell (1951)

66min
A Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Imagine Shallow Grave shot in a lighthouse with a cast of no-hopers and the budget of a public information film, and you'll have some idea of what this dismal Hammer offering is like. "Quota quickie" veteran Vernon Sewell gets matters off to a promising start as a desperate gang of bank robbers are rescued from the stormy sea by a lighthouse crew. By tossing away the dramatic possibilities of the claustrophobic setting, however, he is unable to sustain more than a modicum of tension as the crew begin scheming to keep the swag for themselves, rather than let justice take its course.

Cast & Crew

Mark Albert Lieven
Johnny David Greene
Rigby Norman Macowan
Luigi Martin Benson
Linda Catherine Blake
Matt Jack Stewart
Roger John Harvey
Stephen John Longden
Director Vernon Sewell
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Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteTheatrical distributor: Exclusive Films Ltd