The Secret of Blood Island

The Secret of Blood Island is a 1964 British war film directed by Quentin Lawrence and starring Jack Hedley, Barbara Shelley and Patrick Wymark.[1] According to TV Guide, the film was shot in Eastmancolor and released that way in Britain, but the U.S. prints were in black & white.[2]

The Secret of Blood Island
UK theatrical release poster
Directed byQuentin Lawrence
Produced byAnthony Nelson Keys
Written byJohn Gilling
StarringJack Hedley
Barbara Shelley
Patrick Wymark
Charles Tingwell
Music byJames Bernard
CinematographyJack Asher
Edited byTom Simpson
Distributed byJ. Arthur Rank Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
December 1964 (UK)
Running time
84 min
CountryUnited Kingdom


British Prisoners of War help a wounded female agent to escape the Japanese during the Second World War.


The film is a prequel to the 1958 film The Camp on Blood Island.

Main cast

Critical reception

TV Guide called the film "fairly silly".[2] The Radio Times called it "lurid but fairly enjoyable."[3]


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