In the Wake of a Stranger

In the Wake of a Stranger is a 1959 British thriller film directed by David Eady and starring Tony Wright, Shirley Eaton and Danny Green.[2] In the film, a group of murderers try to frame an innocent sailor, Tom Cassidy (Tony Wright), for their crime.

In the Wake of a Stranger
Directed byDavid Eady
Produced byJacques de Lane Lea
Jon Penington
Written byJohn Tully
Based onnovel In the Wake of a Stranger by Ian Stuart Black[1]
StarringTony Wright
Shirley Eaton
Music byEdwin Astley
CinematographyEric Cross
Edited byJohn Seabourne
Crescent Films
Distributed byButcher's Film Service(UK)
Release date
June 1959 (UK)
Running time
69 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Critical reception

TV Guide gave the film two out of five stars, writing, "The plot is confusing and often illogical, and the love story only gets in the way of the mystery";[3] and Leonard Maltin gave the film two out of four stars, calling it, "just fair."[4]


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