Escape from Broadmoor
Escape from Broadmoor is a 1948 British short film featuring John Le Mesurier, in one of his earliest screen appearances. He plays Pendicost, a man escaped from an asylum, who police are hunting down. The title is a reference to Broadmoor high-security psychiatric hospital in Crowthorne, Berkshire. It was the last film appearance of Victoria Hopper who had been a prominent leading lady in the 1930s.
|Escape from Broadmoor|
|Directed by||John Gilling|
|Produced by||Harry Reynolds|
John Le Mesurier
|Edited by||Maurice Rootes|
|Distributed by||Grand National Pictures (British)|
An insane killer escapes from Broadmoor Hospital, and returns to the scene of a decade old crime, where the ghost of a servant girl he killed is bent on revenge.