The Lady Craved Excitement
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|The Lady Craved Excitement|
|Directed by||Francis Searle|
|Produced by||Anthony Hinds|
|Written by||John Gilling
|Based on||a BBC radio serial by Edward J. Mason|
|Music by||Frank Spencer|
|Cinematography||Walter J. Harvey|
|Edited by||John Ferris|
|Distributed by||Exclusive Films (UK)|
|August 1950 (UK)|
The Lady Craved Excitement is a 1950 British comedy film directed by Francis Searle and written by John Gilling. It featured Hy Hazell, Michael Medwin and Sid James. An early Hammer film, it is significant as one of five films shot at Oakley Court and the first to feature its famous exterior, located next door to Bray Studios.
Cabaret artists Pat and Johnny's careers are hampered by Pat's craving for excitement. She leads them into a number of dangerous situations, but also help to uncover a conspiracy to smuggle valuable works of art out of the country.
- Hy Hazell as Pat
- Michael Medwin as Johnny
- Sidney James as Carlo
- Thelma Grigg as Julia Lafaine
- Andrew Keir as Septimus K. Peterson
- Danny Green as Boris
- John Longden as Inspector James
- Ian Wilson as Mugsy
- Barbara Hamilton as 1st Chorus Girl
- Jasmine Dee as 2nd Chorus Girl
- Gordon Mulholland as Lunatic
Britmovie wrote, "barely watchable by today’s standards (and probably not much more tolerable at the time), it nevertheless remains of passing interest for its cast, which includes Michael Medwin, Sid James and Andrew Keir, all of them then in the early stages of what would prove to be lengthy and successful careers."
- "The Lady Craved Excitement". BFI.
- vandino1 (1 August 1950). "The Lady Craved Excitement (1950)". IMDb.
- "The-Lady-Craved-Excitement - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes - NYTimes.com".
- "The Lady Craved Excitement".
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