Ten Little Indians (1965)

UK, 1965
91m
35mm film, black and white
mono, English

A British borderline horror film directed by George Pollock.

Plot Summary

In a remote mansion house, a group of people gather, all strangers to each other, who learn from their mysterious host that each one of them has caused the death of an innocent person and not paid the price. One by one, the eight guests and two servants are slaughtered by an unseen killer.

Credits

* = uncredited

Crew
Directed by: George Pollock
© copyright 1965 Tenlit Films Ltd.
A Tenlit Films production
Produced by: Harry Alan Towers
Produced in Association With: Harry M. Popkin
Production Manager: John Comfort
Screenplay by: Peter Yeldham and Peter Welbeck [real name: Harry Alan Towers]
Novel: [Ten Little Niggers by] Agatha Christie [credited with a possessory above the title]
Assistant Director: Barrie Melrose
Continuity: Phyllis Townshend
Cameraman: Ernest Steward
Camera Operator: Jimmy Bawden
2nd Unit Cameraman: Bob Thomson
Gaffer: Michael Browne *
Editor: Peter Boita
Music Composed and Directed by: Malcolm Lockyer
Sound Mixers: John Brommage, Ken Cameron
Sound Editor: Peter Keen
RCA Sound Recording
Wardrobe: John McCorry
Make Up: Gerry Fletcher
Hairdresser: Ann Box
Art Director: Frank White

Cast
Hugh O’Brian (Hugh Lombard)
Shirley Eaton (Ann Clyde)
Fabian (Mike Raven)
Leo Genn (General Mandrake)
Stanley Holloway (Detective Blore)
Wilfrid Hyde-White (Judge Arthur Cannon)
Daliah Lavi (Ilona Bergen)
Dennis Price (Dr Edward Armstrong)
Marianne Hoppe (Elsa Grohmann)
Mario Adorf (Joseph Grohmann)
Christopher Lee [voice of Mr Owen] *

Alternative Titles

Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians – advertising title
And Then There Were None
– UK
Dieci piccoli indiani
– Italy
Diez negritos
– Spain
Geheimnis im blauen Schloß
– Germany

See also
And Then There Were None (1945)
And Then There Were None (1974)
Desyat negrityat (1987)
Gumnaam (1965)
Ten Little Indians (1959)
Ten Little Indians (1989)
Zombie Island Massacre (1984)

References

Newspapers

  • Daily Telegraph 4 February 1966 – review (by Patrick Gibbs)
  • The Evening Standard 3 February 1966 – review (by Alexander Walker)
  • The People 6 February 1966 – review (by Ernest Betts)
  • The Sun 1 February 1966 – review (by A. Parry)
  • The Times 3 February 1966 – review

Periodicals

  • British National Film Catalogue vol.4 (1966) p.80 – credits
  • The Daily Cinema no.9169 (21 January 1966) p.8 – review
  • The Film Daily vol.127 no.123 (30 December 1965) p.4 – review
  • Kine Weekly no.3043 (27 January 1966) p.17 – review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.33 no.386 (March 1966) p.46 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Motion Picture Herald vol.235 no.1 (5 January 1966) p.436 – review
  • Variety 29 December 1965 – review

Books

  • The Encyclopedia of Novels Into Films second edition by John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh pp.18-19 – credits, review (by S.C. [Sandra Camargo])
  • Feature Films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.457
  • Harry Alan Towers: The Transnational Career of a Cinematic Contrarian by Dave Mann pp.45, 46, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 70, 71