Dick Barton: Special Agent
|Dick Barton: Special Agent|
|Directed by||Alfred J. Goulding|
|Produced by||Henry Halstead|
|Written by||Alfred J. Goulding|
|Based on||the BBC radio serial|
|Edited by||Eta Simpson|
|Distributed by||Exclusive Films|
|10 May 1948|
Dick Barton: Special Agent is a 1948 British film about special agent Dick Barton. It was the first of three films that Hammer Film Productions made about the British agent, followed by Dick Barton at Bay and Dick Barton Strikes Back.
Dick Barton (Don Stannard) and his friends Snowey and Jack are investigating smuggling when attempts are made on his life. It turns out there is a neo-Nazi plot to contaminate Great Britain's water supply...
- Don Stannard as Dick Barton
- George Ford as Snowey
- Jack Shaw as Jack
- Gillian Maude as Jean
- Beatrice Kane as Mrs Horrock
- Ivor Danvers as Snub
- Geoffrey Wincott as Dr Caspar
- Arthur Bush as Schuler
- Alec Ross as Tony
The film's success prompted Hammer to make a number of movies based on radio and/or TV shows. It was released in the USA as Dick Barton, Detective.
- Dick Barton Special Agent at Hammerfilms.com
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