Chase a Crooked Shadow

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Chase a Crooked Shadow
Chase a Crooked Shadow.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Michael Anderson
Produced by Thomas Clyde
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Written by David D. Osborn
Charles Sinclair
Starring Richard Todd
Anne Baxter
Herbert Lom
Music by Mátyás Seiber
Cinematography Erwin Hillier
Edited by Gordon Pilkington
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date(s) 21 January 1958 (London)
Running time 87 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Chase a Crooked Shadow is a 1958 British suspense film starring Richard Todd, Anne Baxter, and Herbert Lom.


Kimberly Prescott, a young South African heiress, has trouble convincing her friends and family that a complete and unknown stranger has taken her deceased brother's identity...



Some of their exteriors were shot in the Costa Brava.


The guitar music that forms a significant part of the soundtrack is played by Julian Bream


As of 2014, Chase a Crooked Shadow currently holds a three and a half star (7.1/10) rating on IMDb.

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