Distant Trumpet

Distant Trumpet is a 1952 drama film directed by Terence Fisher, starring Derek Bond and Jean Patterson.[1] A Harley Street doctor answers the call to perform medical missionary work in Africa, taking over from his indisposed brother.[2]

Distant Trumpet
Directed byTerence Fisher
Produced byDerek Elphinstone
Harold Richmond
Screenplay byDerek Elphinstone
Story byDerek Elphinstone
StarringDerek Bond
Music byDavid Jenkins
Kenneth V. Jones (composer: additional music - uncredited)
CinematographyGordon Lang
Edited byJohn Seabourne
Meridian Films
Distributed byApex Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
  • July 1952 (1952-07) (UK)
Running time
63 min.
CountryUnited Kingdom


  • Derek Bond as David Anthony
  • Jean Patterson as Valerie Maitland
  • Derek Elphinstone as Richard Anthony
  • Anne Brooke as Beryl Jeffries
  • Grace Gavin as Mrs. Phillips
  • Jean Webster Brough as Mrs. Waterhouse
  • Grace Denbeigh-Russell as Mrs Hallet
  • Constance Fraser as Mrs Nettley
  • Alban Blakelock as Mr Harris
  • John Howlett as Bill Hepple
  • Keith Pyott as Sir Rudolph Gettins
  • Peter Fontaine as Peter
  • Gwynne Whitby as Lady Marriot-Stokes
  • Anne Hunter as 'Simply Dressed Woman'


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