October Moth (1959)

35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, English

A British borderline horror film directed by John Kruse.

Plot Summary

A mentally ill farm worker comes to believe that a dead car crash victim is his mother and becomes so unhinged that he turns to murder.


Directed by: John Kruse
© Independent Artists (Production) Limited MCMLIX [1959]
An Independent Artists picture. Distributed through Rank Film Distributors Limited. A film by Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn. Made by Independent Artists
Original Screenplay by: John Kruse
Assistant Director: Jan Saunders
Continuity: Eve Wilson
Director of Photography: Michael Reed
Camera Operator: Noel Rowlands
Film Editor: Ralph Sheldon
Music by: Humphrey Searle
Conducted by: Muir Mathieson
Sound Recordist: Len Page
Re-recording: Ken Cameron
RCA Sound Recording
Costumes: Morris Angel
Wardrobe: Vi Murray
Make-up: Trevor Crole Rees
Hair Stylist: Maud Onslow
Titles: Gil Kirk
Art Director: Jack Shampan
[Made at]: Beaconsfield Studios, London, England

Lee Patterson as Finlay
Lana Morris as Molly
Peter Dyneley as Tom
Robert Crawdon as the policeman
Sheila Raynor as the woman