The Tell-Tale Heart (1953)

21m, 1900 feet/579 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, English

A British horror film directed by J.B. Williams.


Directed by: J.B. Williams
© [not given on screen]
Film Alliance Ltd. presents
Distribute by: Adelphi Films Ltd., London
Produced by: I.G. Goldsmith [real name: Isadore G. Goldsmith]
Associate Producer: Fred Goldsmith
Adapted by: J.B. Williams
By: Edgar Allan Poe
Story Editor: Fred Goldsmith
Photography: Basil Emmott
[Camera] Operator: Frank Basil
Film Editor: Peter Curran
Music Composed by: Hans May
Sound Supervision: Charles Parkhouse
Art Director: Wilfred Arnold
Made at Kay Carlton Hill Film Studios, London, England

Stanley Baker (the author [Edgar Allan Poe] portrayed by)



  • Kine Weekly no.2437 (11 March 1954) p.18 – review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin February 1954 p.31 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Today's Cinema vol.82 no.6929 (15 January 1954) p.16 – review