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I See a Dark Stranger (4-Jul-1946)

Director: Frank Launder

Writers: Frank Launder; Sidney Gilliat; Wolfgang Wilhelm; Liam Redmond

Music by: William Alwyn

Producers: Frank Launder; Sidney Gilliat

Keywords: Thriller, WWII, Espionage

An naive Irish woman with a hatred of Britain is manipulated into participation in an intelligence operation, and soon discovers herself in over her head. Good espionage thriller with comedic characterizations; Kerr gives a good performance. WWII Ireland was officially neutral but anti-Nazi in sympathy.

Alternative title The Adventuress.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Trevor Howard
Actor
29-Sep-1913 7-Jan-1988 Sons and Lovers
Raymond Huntley
Actor
23-Apr-1904 19-Oct-1990 Passport to Pimlico
Deborah Kerr
Actor
30-Sep-1921 16-Oct-2007 From Here to Eternity
Liam Redmond
Actor
27-Jul-1913 28-Oct-1989 Irish stage and film actor
Torin Thatcher
Actor
15-Jan-1905 4-Mar-1981 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
David Tomlinson
Actor
7-May-1917 24-Jun-2000 Mary Poppins

CAST

Deborah Kerr   ...   Bridie Quilty
Trevor Howard   ...   David Baynes
with
Raymond Huntley   ...   Miller
Michael Howard   ...   Hawkins
Norman Shelley   ...   Man in Straw Hat
Brenda Bruce   ...   Waitress
Brefni O'Rorke   ...   Michael O'Callaghan
James Harcourt   ...   Grandfather
Liam Redmond   ...   Uncle Timothy
W. O'Gorman   ...   Danny Quilty
and
Garry Marsh   ...   Capt. Goodhusband
Tom Macaulay   ...   Lt. Spanswick
Tony Quinn   ...   Guide
Olga Lindo   ...   Mrs. Edwards
John Salew   ...   Man in the Bookshop
Harry Hutchinson   ...   Chief Mourner
David Ward   ...   Oscar Pryce
George Woodbridge   ...   Walter
Everley Gregg   ...   1st Woman on Train
Kathleen Boutall   ...   2nd Woman on Train
Harry Webster   ...   Uncle Joe
Kathleen Murphy   ...   1st Irish Woman
Josephine Fitzgerald   ...   2nd Irish Woman
Eddie Golden   ...   Terence Delaney
Marie Ault   ...   Mrs. O'Mara
Humphrey Heathcote   ...   Sgt. Harris
Kenneth Buckley   ...   R.T.O.
David Tomlinson   ...   Intelligence Officer
Peter Coates   ...   Young Man
Torin Thatcher   ...   Policeman
Katie Johnson   ...   Old Lady
Pat Leonard   ...   Receptionist
Gerald Case   ...   Col. Dennington
Dorothy Bramhall   ...   A.T.S. Corporal
Cameran Hall   ...   Usher in Tynwald Court
Joan Hickson   ...   Hotel Manageress
Doreen Percheron   ...   Receptionist
Norman Pierce   ...   Dance M.C.
Jim Winters   ...   Irish Policeman
Austin Meldon   ...   Customs Officer
Albert Sharpe   ...   Irish Landlord
Bob Elson   ...   Policeman

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