Dominique (1978 film)
Dominique is a 1979 British film directed by Michael Anderson. The film is based on the 1948 short story What Beckoning Ghost by Harold Lawlor.
|Directed by||Michael Anderson|
|Produced by||Andrew Donally|
|Written by||Edward Abraham (writer)|
Valerie Abraham (writer)
Harold Lawlor (story)
|Music by||David Whitaker|
|Edited by||Richard Best|
Sword and Scorcery Productions
The film is also known as Dominique Is Dead (American reissue title and UK video title).
Greedy David Ballard (Cliff Robertson) wants to get the money of his wife Dominique (Jean Simmons), so he attempts to drive her insane. He succeeds and she hangs herself, only to come back to haunt him from the afterlife.
- Cliff Robertson as David Ballard
- Jean Simmons as Dominique Ballard
- Jenny Agutter as Ann Ballard
- Simon Ward as Tony Calvert
- Ron Moody as Dr. Rogers
- Judy Geeson as Marjorie Craven
- Michael Jayston as Arnold Craven
- Flora Robson as Mrs. Davis
- David Tomlinson as Lawyer
- Jack Warner as George
- Leslie Dwyer as Cemetery Supervisor
- Jan Holden as Ballard's Secretary
- Jack McKenzie as John, 1st Chauffeur
- Michael Nightingale as Vicar at Funeral
- Ed. Allan Bryce, Amicus: The Studio That Dripped Blood, Stray Cat Publishing, 2000 p 159
- Childs, Mike; Jones, Alan (Spring 1978). "Dominique". p. 52. Cite magazine requires
- ""What Beckoning Ghost?" by Harold Lawlor, Weird Tales, July 1948". UNZ.org.