Distant Trumpet

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Distant Trumpet
Directed by Terence Fisher
Produced by Derek Elphinstone
Harold Richmond
Screenplay by Derek Elphinstone
Story by Derek Elphinstone
Starring Derek Bond
Music by David Jenkins
Kenneth V. Jones (composer: additional music - uncredited)
Cinematography Gordon Lang
Edited by John Seabourne
Meridian Films
Distributed by Apex Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
  • July 1952 (1952-07) (UK)
Running time
63 min.
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Distant Trumpet is a 1952 drama film directed by Terence Fisher, starring Derek Bond and Jean Patterson.[1] A Harley Street doctor answers the call to perform medical missionary work in Africa, taking over from his indisposed brother.[2]


  • Derek Bond as David Anthony
  • Jean Patterson as Valerie Maitland
  • Derek Elphinstone as Richard Anthony
  • Anne Brooke as Beryl Jeffries
  • Grace Gavin as Mrs. Phillips
  • Jean Webster Brough as Mrs. Waterhouse
  • Grace Denbeigh-Russell as Mrs Hallet
  • Constance Fraser as Mrs Nettley
  • Alban Blakelock as Mr Harris
  • John Howlett as Bill Hepple
  • Keith Pyott as Sir Rudolph Gettins
  • Peter Fontaine as Peter
  • Gwynne Whitby as Lady Marriot-Stokes
  • Anne Hunter as 'Simply Dressed Woman'


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