Return of a Stranger (1961)
|Company||Danziger Productions Ltd.|
Return of a Stranger (1961 film)
Return of a Stranger is a 1961 British thriller film directed by Max Varnel and starring John Ireland, Susan Stephen, Cyril Shaps and Timothy Beaton.
The quiet suburban world of Pam and John Allen is shattered when a strange man begins stalking them with late night phone calls and sudden disturbing appearances. It emerges that the man, Homer Trent, was a part of Pam's teenage past at an orphanage. He was besotted with her then, and was eventually imprisoned for her rape. Now free, Trent is intent on claiming Pam.
- John Ireland - John Allen
- Susan Stephen - Pam Allen
- Cyril Shaps - Homer Trent
- Timothy Beaton - Tommy Allen
- Patrick McAlinney - Whittaker
- Kevin Stoney - Wayne
- Ian Fleming - Meecham
- Raymond Rollett - Somerset
- Frederick Piper - Fred
- Martin Carthy - Lift Boy
Britmovie called Return of a Stranger a "Creepy yet risible Brian Clemens scripted quota-quickie thriller from low-budget specialists the Danziger Brothers"; while TV Guide gave it two out of four stars, and called it a "Creepy, very suspenseful thriller...Taut direction by Varnel and good performances from the principals make this one memorable."