The Secret of Blood Island

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The Secret of Blood Island
"The Secret of Blood Island" (1964).jpg
Directed by Quentin Lawrence
Produced by Anthony Nelson Keys
Written by John Gilling
Starring Jack Hedley
Barbara Shelley
Patrick Wymark
Charles Tingwell
Music by James Bernard
Cinematography Jack Asher
Edited by Tom Simpson
Production
company
Distributed by J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
December 1964 (UK)
Running time
84 min
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Secret of Blood Island is a 1964 British war film directed by Quentin Lawrence and starring Jack Hedley, Barbara Shelley and Patrick Wymark.[1] According to TV Guide, the film was shot in Eastmancolor and released that way in England, but the U.S. prints were in black & white.[2]

Premise[edit]

British Prisoners of War help a wounded female agent to escape the Japanese during the Second World War.

Continuity[edit]

The film is a prequel to the 1958 film The Camp on Blood Island.

Main cast[edit]

Critical reception[edit]

TV Guide called the film "fairly silly".[2] The Radio Times called it "lurid but fairly enjoyable."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Secret of Blood Island". BFI. 
  2. ^ a b "The Secret Of Blood Island". TVGuide.com. 
  3. ^ Rose Thompson. "The Secret of Blood Island". RadioTimes. 

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