Shoot to Kill (1960 film)

Last updated

Shoot to Kill
Directed by Michael Winner
Written byMichael Winner
Produced by Olive Negus-Fancey
Cinematography Adolph Burger
Edited by Monica Kimick
Music by Cy Payne
E.J. Fancey Productions
Distributed byNew Realm Pictures
Release date
CountryUnited Kingdom

Shoot to Kill is a 1960 British crime film directed by Michael Winner and starring Dermot Walsh, Joy Webster and John M. East. [1] It was Winner's first film as a director and featured Lynn Redgrave's first speaking role. [2]




Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Michael Winner</span> English filmmaker, writer, and media personality

Robert Michael Winner was a British filmmaker, writer, and media personality. He is known for directing numerous action, thriller, and black comedy films in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, including several collaborations with actors Oliver Reed and Charles Bronson.

<i>The Comeback</i> (1978 film) 1978 film by Pete Walker

The Comeback is a 1978 British slasher film directed by Pete Walker starring Jack Jones, Pamela Stephenson, and David Doyle. Its plot follows a successful but dormant American singer who retreats to a remote manor in Surrey to record an album; there, he is followed by a psychopath—donning a hag mask—who murdered his ex-wife.

Elisabeth Dermot Walsh is an English actress, known for her role as Zara Carmichael in the BBC soap opera Doctors. In 2015, she won Best Female Acting Performance at the RTS Midlands Awards for her portrayal of Zara.

<i>Ghost Ship</i> (1952 film) 1952 British film

Ghost Ship is a 1952 British horror thriller film directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Dermot Walsh and Hazel Court. It was written by Vernon Sewell and Philip Thornton. This was one of four attempts by Vernon Sewell to adapt and film an obscure Pierre Mills and Celia de Vilyars Grand Guignol stage play, called L'Angoisse. It was shot at Merton Park Studios as a second feature.

Dermot Walsh

Dermot Walsh was an Irish stage, film and television actor, known for portraying King Richard the Lionheart in the 1962 television series Richard the Lionheart.

John Philip Baxter was a British filmmaker active from the 1930s to the late-1950s. During that time, he produced, wrote, or directed several films. He directed Deborah Kerr in her first leading role in Love on the Dole (1941), and was the producer-director for the musical-comedy films of Flanagan and Allen during World War II.

<i>A Woman of Mystery</i> 1958 British film

A Woman of Mystery is a 1958 British crime film directed by Ernest Morris and starring Dermot Walsh, Hazel Court, and Ferdy Mayne. The film features an early performance from Michael Caine in an uncredited role.

The 6th Irish Film & Television Awards took place on 14 February 2009 at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin, and was hosted by Ryan Tubridy. It honoured Irish film and television released in 2008.

<i>Hungry Hill</i> (film) 1947 British film

Hungry Hill is a 1947 British film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Margaret Lockwood, Dennis Price, and Cecil Parker with a screenplay by Terence Young and Daphne du Maurier, from the 1943 novel by Daphne du Maurier.

<i>Torment</i> (1950 British film) 1950 British film

Torment, is a 1950 British thriller film directed by John Guillermin and starring Dermot Walsh, Rona Anderson and John Bentley.

<i>The Breaking Point</i> (1961 film) 1961 film

The Breaking Point is a 1961 British crime film directed by Lance Comfort and starring Peter Reynolds, Dermot Walsh, Joanna Dunham and Lisa Gastoni.

<i>Tarnished Heroes</i> 1961 British film

Tarnished Heroes is a 1961 British war film directed by Ernest Morris and starring Dermot Walsh and Anton Rodgers. It was produced by Danziger Productions. The film is set in France during World War II, and concerns a British major who destroys a Nazi convoy. The plot of the film bears similarities to The Dirty Dozen, although it was made five years before Robert Aldrich's film, and three years before the novel on which it is based. However, it is possible that Tarnished Heroes was inspired by the success of The Magnificent Seven, released in 1960, as the concept seems close: the recruitment of a band of renegades to fight a difficult fight for the common good.

The Dragon of Pendragon Castle is a 1950 English family film directed and produced by John Baxter. The film features Leslie Bradley, David Hannaford, Lily Lapidus and Hubert Leslie in the lead roles.

<i>The Trunk</i> 1961 British film

The Trunk is a low budget, black and white 1961 British mystery film directed by Donovan Winter and starring Phil Carey, Julia Arnall and Dermot Walsh.

<i>The Mark of Cain</i> (1947 film) 1947 British film

The Mark of Cain is a 1947 British drama film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Eric Portman, Sally Gray, Patrick Holt and Dermot Walsh. The film is based on the 1943 novel Airing in a Closed Carriage by Marjorie Bowen, which in turn was based on the true life murder trial of Florence Maybrick. It was made at Denham Studios with sets designed by the art director Alex Vetchinsky.

Journey to the Unknown is a 1970 British-American made-for-television thriller film featuring two episodes derived from the 1968–1969 anthology television series of the same name starring Vera Miles and Patty Duke, directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg and Don Chaffey. The film contains the following episodes:

<i>Counterspy</i> (film) 1953 film by Vernon Sewell

Counterspy is a 1953 British thriller film directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Dermot Walsh, Hazel Court and Hermione Baddeley. A mild mannered accountant comes into possession of secret papers that both the government and a spy ring are after. Alexander Gauge turns in a good performance as a villain rather in the mould of Sydney Greenstreet.

The Count Of Monte Cristo is a 1973 British-Italian animated television series directed by Maurice Brown.

Emergency is a 1962 British drama film directed by Francis Searle and starring Glyn Houston, Zena Walker and Dermot Walsh. The film is a remake of the 1952 film Emergency Call directed by Lewis Gilbert. While that had been made as a first feature to top the double bill, the remake was produced as a second feature.


  1. Shail p.214
  2. SHOOT TO KILL Monthly Film Bulletin; London Vol. 28, Iss. 324, (Jan 1, 1961): 12.