Eyewitness (1970 film)

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Eyewitness
Eyewitness-the-film.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by John Hough
Produced by Irving Allen
Written by Ronald Harwood
Bryan Forbes (uncredited)
Starring Mark Lester
Edited by Geoffrey Foot
Production
company
ABPC
Irving Allen Productions
Distributed by MGM-EMI (UK)
Release dates June 1970
Running time 92 min.
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Eyewitness (also entitled 'Sudden Terror') is a 1970 British drama film directed by John Hough.[1]

Outline[edit]

Ziggy, a boy of about twelve, is an accidental witness to a killing on a Mediterranean island, after which he is attacked himself. He goes on the run with his older sister, Pippa, helped by their grandfather.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film was green lit by Bryan Forbes at Elstree Studios, who was impressed by Hough's debut film about Robin Hood. He did some uncredited rewriting of the script.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/32691
  2. ^ Bryan Forbes, A Divided Life, Mandarin Paperback 1993 p 105

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