Dead Cert (1974 film)

Dead Cert is a 1974 crime film directed by Tony Richardson. It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Dick Francis.[1]

Dead Cert
Directed byTony Richardson
Produced byNeil Hartley
Written byJohn Oaksey
Tony Richardson
Based onDead Cert
by Dick Francis
StarringScott Antony
Music byJohn Addison
CinematographyFreddie Cooper
Edited byJohn Glen
Distributed byUnited Artists
MGM Home Entertainment
Release date
  • May 1974 (1974-05)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A young jockey investigates strange deadly accidents that involve his race horse.


  • Scott Antony as "Alan York"
  • Geoffrey Bateman as "Everest"
  • John Bindon as "Walter"
  • Joseph Blatchley as "Joe Nantwich"
  • Judi Dench as "Laura Davidson"
  • Mark Dignam as "Clifford Tudor"
  • Mick Dillon as "Jockey" (as Mickey Dillon)
  • Bill Fraser as "Uncle George"
  • Frank Gentry as "Gipsy"
  • Julian Glover as "Lodge"
  • Ian Hogg as "Bill Davidson"
  • Sean Lynch as "Sid"
  • Hideo Saito as "Yuko"
  • Nina Thomas as "Penny Brocker"
  • Michael Williams as "Sandy Mason"


  1. LeVasseur, Andrea. "Overview:Dead Cert". Allmovie. Retrieved 26 August 2010.
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