Night of the Prowler

Night of the Prowler

Francis Searle (1962)

58min
U Certificate
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Review

Our Score
British director Francis Searle had the distinction of making only one bill-topping feature in his entire 27-film career, the daft comedy A Girl in a Million. The remainder of his output consisted of B-movies in every sense of the term, including this offering. Devotees of laughably bad low-budget crime movies should set their recorders for a tawdry little tale of ambition, murder and deceit, set in the apparently cut-throat world of the motor trade! Patrick Holt, himself the veteran of many a blushworthy B-picture, stars, while John Horsley - better known as Doc Morrissey in The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin - puts together the pieces in yet another of his dogged Scotland Yard support roles.

Summary

Thriller about a gangland boss who frames an embezzler for murder to gain control of a car company. Patrick Holt, Colette Wilde and Bill Nagy head the little-known cast.

Cast & Crew

Robert Langton Patrick Holt
Marie Langton Colette Wilde
Paul Conrad Bill Nagy
Jacky Reed Mitzi Rogers
Inspector Cameron John Horsley
Benny Benny Lee
Mrs Cross Marianne Stone
Anders Mark Singleton
Sergeant Baker Anthony Wager
Director Francis Searle
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Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteAvailable on: DVD
Drama