From the British Film Institute
Dual Format Edition, you will receive DVD & Blu-Ray editions.
Year: 1940 | Black & White | Optional subtitles |Running Time Approx: 84 min | DVD and Blu-ray editions
Director: Thorold Dickinson
Cast: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell, Cathleen Cordell, Robert Newton, Jimmy Hanley.
Director Thorold Dickinson, (The Queen of Spades, The Next of Kin), portrays a harrowing and claustrophobic study of murder, abuse and lust in Victorian London. Anton Walbrook (The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp), excels as the sadistic husband who attempts to drive his wife mad, played by Diana Wynyard, (Cavalcade), to prevent her from disclosing his dark past.
Spanish A B C (Thorold Dickinson, Sidney Cole, 1938, 20 mins): a short film on efforts to improve education standards during the Spanish Civil War.
Behind the Spanish Lines (Sidney Cole, Thorold Dickinson, 1938, 20 mins): a companion piece to Spanish Civil War.
Westward Ho! (Thorold Dickinson, 1940, 9 mins): a short film to promote the evacuation of urban children to rural areas.
Miss Grant Goes to the Door (Brian Desmond Hurst, 1940, 7 mins): a short film about a German invasion from a story by Dickinson.
Yesterday is Over Your Shoulder (Thorold Dickinson, 1940, 9 mins): a short film encouraging workers to join free engineering training schemes.