The Secret of St. Ives

The Secret of St. Ives is a 1949 American historical adventure film directed by Phil Rosen and starring Richard Ney, Vanessa Brown and Henry Daniell. It is adapted from the 1897 novel St. Ives by Robert Louis Stevenson.[1] Set during the Napoleonic Wars, the film's plot follows a French officer who is captured and held as a prisoner in England. He manages to escape with the help of a local woman. The film was released by Columbia Pictures. The set's were designed by the art director Cary Odell.

The Secret of St. Ives
Directed byPhil Rosen
Produced byRudolph C. Flothow
Written byRobert Louis Stevenson (story)
Eric Taylor
StarringRichard Ney
Vanessa Brown
Henry Daniell
Music byMischa Bakaleinikoff
CinematographyHenry Freulich
Edited byJames Sweeney
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
June 30, 1949
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited States

Main cast


  1. Goble p.442


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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