Black Rider/Glad Tidings


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Double Bill

Black Rider

Jimmy Hanley stars in this 1954 production filmed at Nettlefold studios, Walton. Directed by Wolf Rilla
(Village of the Damned) and with a strong British cast. Local reporter Jerry (Hanley) is out to prove the ghostly monk is in fact very real, with bosses daughter (Rona Anderson) the pair career around the countryside on Jerry`s motorcycle in pursuit of the “monk”… Fast paced enjoyable caper, picture and
sound of good quality.

Directed By
Wolf Rilla

Produced By
A R Rawlinson

Jimmy Hanley – Jerry Marsh
Rona Anderson – Mary Plack
Leslie Dwyer – Robert Plack
Lionel Jeffries – Martin Bremner
Beatrice Varley – Mrs. Marsh
Michael Golden – Rakoff
Valerie Hanson – Karen
Vincent Ball – Ted Lintott
Edwin Richfield – Geoff Morgan
Kenneth Connor – George Amble
Robert Rietty – Mario
James Raglan – Rackton
Peter Swanwick – Holiday maker

Year of Production 1954

Running Time: 63 mins approx
Black & White
Format: 4:3
Region: 0
Sound: Dual Mono

Glad Tidings

This Insignia 1953 production was written and directed by Wolf Rilla from a play by R.F Delderfield. Made at Nettlefold studios,Walton, it was Wolf Rilla’s debut film. Col Tom Forester, (Raymond Huntley) is about to retire from the army and marry an American widow (Barbara Kelly who was married in real
life to Bernard Bradon) – but his children object and Barbara must use all her skills to survive! Raymond Huntley performed in 136 productions including The Dam Busters and Room At The Top.

Directed By
Wolf Rilla

Produced By
Victor Hanbury

Barbara Kelly – Kay Stuart
Raymond Huntley – Tom Forester
Ronald Howard – Cpl. Nicholas Brayne
Jean Lodge – Celia Forester
Terence Alexander – pud Cussack
Diana Calderwood – Josephine Forester
Laurence Payne – Clive Askham
Arthur Howard – Mr Roddington
Brian Smith -Derek

Year of Production 1953

Running Time: 68 mins approx
Black & White
Format: 4:3
Region: 0
Sound: Dual Mono

Additional information

Weight 0.101 kg
Dimensions 13.5 × 19.5 × 1.5 cm