Recoil (1953 film)

Recoil is a 1953 British crime film directed by John Gilling and starring Kieron Moore, Elizabeth Sellars and Edward Underdown.[1]

Directed byJohn Gilling
Produced byRobert S. Baker
Monty Berman
Written byJohn Gilling
StarringKieron Moore
Elizabeth Sellars
Edward Underdown
Music byStanley Black
CinematographyMonty Berman
Edited bySidney Hayers
Distributed byEros Films
Release date
August 1953
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


When thieves rob and murder her jeweller father, Jean Talbot resolves to bring them to justice by posing as a criminal and infiltrating their gang. She builds up evidence against her father's murderer by pretending to be in love with him.


Critical reception

TV Guide called the film "a taut and action-filled programmer."[2]


  1. "Recoil (1953) | BFI". Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  2. "Recoil Review". 28 November 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2014.

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