In the Wake of a Stranger

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In the Wake of a Stranger
In the Wake of a Stranger (1959 film).jpg
Directed by David Eady
Produced by Jacques de Lane Lea
Jon Penington
Written by John Tully
Based on novel In the Wake of a Stranger by Ian Stuart Black[1]
Starring Tony Wright
Shirley Eaton
Music by Edwin Astley
Cinematography Eric Cross
Edited by John Seabourne
Crescent Films
Distributed by Butcher's Film Service(UK)
Release date
June 1959 (UK)
Running time
69 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

In the Wake of a Stranger is a 1959 British thriller film directed by David Eady and starring Tony Wright, Shirley Eaton and Danny Green.[2] In the film, a group of murderers try to frame an innocent sailor, Tom Cassidy (Tony Wright), for their crime.


Critical reception[edit]

TV Guide gave the film two out of five stars, writing, "The plot is confusing and often illogical, and the love story only gets in the way of the mystery";[3] and Leonard Maltin gave the film two out of four stars, calling it, "just fair."[4]


  1. ^ Goble, Alan (1 January 1999). "The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film". Walter de Gruyter – via Google Books. 
  2. ^
  3. ^ "In The Wake Of A Stranger". 
  4. ^ "In the Wake of a Stranger (1959) - Overview -". 

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