6.7/10
101
6 user

Man in the Dark (1964)

Blind Corner (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 6 September 1964 (UK)
When the wife of a blind composer discovers that her husband will cut her out of his estate, if he discovers that she is having an affair with a young artist, she and her lover plan to commit the perfect murder.

Director:

Lance Comfort

Writers:

James Kelley (screenplay) (as James Kelly), Peter Miller (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Mystery | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When a beautiful girl is murdered, Inspector Birkett finds that she had some famous friends who don't want publicity.

Director: Michael Truman
Stars: Ian Hendry, Ronald Fraser, Margaret Johnston
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

It's a race against time for the police when they have to find a kidnapped boy imprisoned with a time bomb, after his abductor dies without revealing the child's whereabouts.

Director: Lance Comfort
Stars: John Gregson, Alec Clunes, Robert Shaw
Saloon Bar (1940)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Against a background of Christmas and the pending arrival of another baby for the landlord, a group of pub locals lead by bookie Joe Harris set out to prove that former customer Eddie ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde
Stars: Gordon Harker, Elizabeth Allan, Mervyn Johns
The Traitors (1962)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Espionage story telling how British and American security agents outwit ruthless and cunning traitors trying to steal secret project plans.

Director: Robert Tronson
Stars: Patrick Allen, Jacqueline Ellis, James Maxwell
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The day before a young man is to be executed for killing his girlfriend, his alcoholic father shows up to try to prove his innocence.

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo McKern
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A woman has been sentenced to death by hanging. Her cousin believes she is innocent and he works against time to prove it before she is executed.

Director: Wolf Rilla
Stars: Dennis Price, Rona Anderson, Ronald Howard
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A British aircraft engineer accidentally kills his daughter's nasty foreign boyfriend and then tries to cover up his deed.

Director: Anthony Kimmins
Stars: John Mills, Phyllis Calvert, Eileen Moore
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A man falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begins to suspect that he may have also loved her in a previous life.

Director: Terence Young
Stars: Eric Portman, Edana Romney, Barbara Mullen
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An ex-con is the prime suspect when a series of murders occur under the full moon, every victim a young blonde woman.

Director: Montgomery Tully
Stars: David Sumner, Susan Travers, James Hayter
Nowhere to Go (1958)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In London, a Canadian serving prison time for grand theft escapes prison and attempts to retrieve his loot, kept in a bank safety deposit box, but his accomplice takes the security key while he only has the pass code.

Directors: Seth Holt, Basil Dearden
Stars: George Nader, Maggie Smith, Bernard Lee
Forbidden (1949)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An ex-serviceman plans to escape his faithless wife.

Director: George King
Stars: Douglass Montgomery, Hazel Court, Patricia Burke
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In Britain, a Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with capturing a criminal who escapes from prison.

Director: Val Guest
Stars: Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Donald Pleasence
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
William Sylvester ... Paul
Barbara Shelley ... Anne
Elizabeth Shepherd ... Joan
Alexander Davion ... Ricky (as Alex Davion)
Mark Eden ... Mike
Ronnie Carroll Ronnie Carroll ... Ronnie
Frank Forsyth ... Inspector
Edward Evans ... Chauffeur
Joy Allen Joy Allen ... Dancer
Unity Greenwood Unity Greenwood ... Dancer
Wendy Martin Wendy Martin ... Dancer
Barry Alldis Barry Alldis ... Compere
Edit

Storyline

When the wife of a blind composer discovers that her husband will cut her out of his estate, if he discovers that she is having an affair with a young artist, she and her lover plan to commit the perfect murder.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

She loved one man for kicks... One man for luxury... One man for murder...

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1964 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Man in the Dark See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mancunian Film See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons living or dead is purely coincidental. See more »

Connections

References The Manchurian Candidate (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Where Ya Going?
composed by Stan Butcher and Syd Cordell
Sung by Ronnie Carroll (uncredited)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a story of love intrigue and murder
21 April 2006 | by danny-maceSee all my reviews

I thought the story line was well thought out by the writer, dornford Yates. Maybe not one of the best he ever wrote, but i really liked it because my father-in-law, Frederick Munday, was in it. Although he never had a speaking part or was recognised in the credits, he was the policeman that led the murderer off to serve his sentence. He appeared, as an extra, in many movies including those magnificent men in their flying machines. He died on 4th April 2006 aged 77. Also known in the U.S. as man in the dark, There were times during the film i wished that they could enlarge on the characters a bit more and i felt the story line quite flimsy, William Sylvester and his character, Paul Gregory,made up for it. A very watchable afternoon matinée movie.


5 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed