Alias John Preston

Alias John Preston is a 1955 British thriller film directed by David MacDonald and starring Betta St. John, Alexander Knox and Christopher Lee.[1] Its plot is about a mysterious and wealthy man who moves to a small village where he outwardly appears to be a friendly figure but nurses a dangerous secret.[2]

Alias John Preston
Produced byEdward J. Danziger
Harry Lee Danziger
Sidney Stone (as Sid Stone)
Written byPaul Tabori
StarringAlexander Knox
Betta St. John
Christopher Lee
Music byEdwin Astley
Albert Elms
CinematographyJack E. Cox (as Jack Cox)
Edited byJack Baldwin
Cynthia Moody
Danziger Productions (as Danziger Photoplays)
Distributed byBritish Lion Film Corporation (UK)
Release date
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Critical reception

TV Guide called the film "a poorly developed psychological drama",[3] while Allmovie described it as "an average psychological mystery worth watching for the good performances."[4]


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