Fury at Smugglers' Bay

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Fury at Smugglers' Bay
"Fury at Smuggler's Bay" (1961).jpg
Directed by John Gilling
Produced by John Gilling
Written by John Gilling
Starring Peter Cushing
Bernard Lee
Michèle Mercier
John Fraser
Music by Harold Geller
Cinematography Harry Waxman
Edited by John Victor-Smith
John Gilling Enterprises
Distributed by Regal Films International (UK)
Release date
March 1961 (UK)
Running time
92 mins
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Fury at Smugglers' Bay is a 1961 British adventure film produced, written and directed by John Gilling and starring Peter Cushing, Bernard Lee, Michèle Mercier and John Fraser.[1] The plot revolves around smuggling in Cornwall. Studio sequences were filmed at Twickenham Film Studios in west London with the external sequences representing the coast of Cornwall actually being shot at Abereiddy on the north Pembrokeshire coast in south-west Wales.[2]


Critical reception[edit]

In the Radio Times, David Parkinson gave the film three out of five stars, and noted, "as Cushing suggested in his memoirs, this 1790s adventure is tantamount to an English western, with a saloon brawl, sword-wielding showdowns and a last-minute rescue. However, the peripheral characters are more subtly shaded, with Miles Malleson's comic nobleman and George Coulouris's abused outsider being particularly well realised." [3]