The Jack of Diamonds

The Jack of Diamonds is a 1949 British adventure film directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Nigel Patrick, Cyril Raymond and Joan Carroll.[1] Its plot follows an ex-soldier who persuades some yacht owners to help recover a treasure chest of jewels he hid off the Belgian coast in 1940 during the Second World War.

The Jack of Diamonds
Directed byVernon Sewell
Produced byVernon Sewell
Written byCyril Raymond
Nigel Patrick
StarringNigel Patrick
Cyril Raymond
Joan Carroll
Darcy Conyers
Music byFrank Spencer
CinematographyMoray Grant
Vernon Sewell Productions
Distributed byExclusive Films
Release date
7 February 1949
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Critical reception

TV Guide gave the film two out of four stars, and wrote, "this well-paced effort takes full advantage of its characterizations and the high seas background."[2]


  1. "BFI | Film & TV Database | JACK OF DIAMONDS (1949)". 16 April 2009. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  2. "The Jack Of Diamonds Review". Retrieved 28 May 2014.
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