The Black Abbot. Image shows from L to R: Frank Brooks (John Stuart), Sylvia Hillcrist (Judy Kelly). Copyright: Real Art Productions.

The Black Abbot

The Black Abbot

A gang of crooks uses the legend of a ghost haunting an old dark mansion to help them kidnap a rich man

Genre
Film
Released
1934
Starring
John Stuart, Judy Kelly, Richard Cooper, Edgar Norfolk, Ben Welden, Farren Soutar, John Turnbull, Cyril Smith and others
Writers
Philip Godfrey and Terence Egan
Director
George A. Cooper

A gang of crooks uses the legend of the ghost of a monk haunting an old mansion, formerly an abbey, to cover for their kidnap of its wealthy new owner.

As the police begin their investigations, family romances and staff romances begin getting in the way. Is a double-crosser amidst their number?

Production Details

UK certificate
A
Duration
56 minutes
Release date
1934
Produced
1933
Production company
Picture
Black and white

Broadcast details

Last repeat
Wednesday 25th July 2018 at 4:50am on TPTV

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