The Eyes of Annie Jones (1963)

USA, UK, 1963
71m, 6390 feet
35mm film, black and white
mono, English

An American/British fantasy film directed by Reginald Le Borg.

Premise

A young orphaned girl with telepathic powers who is prone to sleepwalking becomes involved in the hunt for a woman who has been kidnapped. She has visions of the missing woman and even speaks with her voice. The perpetrators get wind of the girl’s abilities and try to stop her from leading the police to them and to the woman’s body.

Credits

* = uncredited

Crew
Directed by: Reginald Le Borg
© MCMLXIII [1963] by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
A Parroch-McCallum production in association with Associated Producers Inc.
Produced by: Jack Parsons
Production Supervisor: T.S. Lyndon-Haynes
Screenplay by: Louis Vittes
From a story by: Henry Slesar
Assistant Director: Frank Nesbitt
Continuity: Joan Kirk, Lee Turner
Director of Photography: Peter Hennessy
Camera Operator: Moray Grant
Editor: Robert Winter
Music Composed by: Buxton Orr
Conducted by: Philip Martell
Sound Recordist: ‘Buster’ Ambler
Wardrobe: Jean Fairlie
Make-up: Philip Leakey
Hairdresser: Joyce James
Art Director: George Provis
Made at: Shepperton Studios

Cast
Richard Conte (David Wheeler)
Francesca Annis (Annie Jones)
Joyce Carey (Aunt Helen)
Myrtle Reed (Caroline Wheeler)
Shay Gorman (Lucas)
Victor Brooks (Sgt. Henry)
Jean Lodge [Geraldine] *
Alan Haines [Constable Marlowe] *
Barbara Leake [Margaret] *
Mark Dignam [Frobisher] *
Mara Purcell [Matron] *
Patricia McCarron [Miss Crossley] *
Max Bacon [Hoskins] *

References

Periodicals

  • Daily Cinema 20 November 1963 p.14 – review (by M.H.)
  • Kine Weekly 30 May 1963 p.72 – credits
  • Kine Weekly 21 November 1963 p.26 – review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin January 1964 p.9 – credits, synopsis, review

Books

  • Feature Films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.130
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.128 – credits
  • Other sources
  • British National Film Catalogue 1964 – credits, review