Colonel March of Scotland Yard: The Abominable Snowman (1955)

UK, 1 October
35mm film, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1955-1956) – series 1, episode 2

A British fantasy television episode directed by Bernard Knowles. Walt Lee's mis-identifies it as a non-fiction film.

Plot Summary

A group of Britsh mountain climbers are menaced by what appears to be a yeti after they release film they shot in the Himalayas of the reature's tracks.


Directed by: Bernard Knowles
Fountain Films in association with Panda Productions
Produced by: Hannah Weinstein
Written by: Leslie Slote
Based on “The Department of Queer Complaints” by: Carter Dickson [real name: John Dickson Carr]
Director of Photography: Lionel Banes
Editor: Thelma Connell
Music by: Edwin Astley
Wardrobe: Irma Birch
Make-up: Michael Morris
Hair Stylist: Bill Griffiths
Art Director: Cedric Dawe

Boris Karloff (Colonel Perceval March)
Ewan Roberts (Inspector Ames)
Doris Nolan (Mary Gray)
Ivan Craig (Osborne)
Olaf Pooley (Carlmeddy)
Alec Mango (Narbu)
Peter Bathurst (Major)


Catalog of Copyright Entries: Third Series p.69 – credits
Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.2 – credits