Temptation Harbour

Temptation Harbour is a British black and white crime/drama film directed by Lance Comfort, released in 1947 based on the novel Newhaven-Dieppe (L'Homme de Londres) by Georges Simenon. The film was made at Welwyn Studios with sets designed by the art director Cedric Dawe.

Temptation Harbour
Temptation Harbour
Directed byLance Comfort
Produced byVictor Skutezky
Written byRodney Ackland, Frederick Gotfurt
StarringRobert Newton, Simone Simon, William Hartnell
Music byMischa Poliansky
CinematographyOtto Heller
Edited byLito Carruthers
Distributed byPathe Pictures
Release date
1947 United Kingdom
27 March 1949 (USA)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Box office£132,235[1]


A signalman on a quay sees a fight between two men. One of the men is deliberately pushed into the water and the signalman cannot save him, but decides to keep his suitcase which later finds is full of banknotes with a value of £5000.[2]

Cast list

(in credit order)

See also


  1. Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p485
  2. British Film Institute accessed 08/01/08

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