Sunday, April 19, 2015

Finger of Guilt (1956) - (Richard Baseheart) US one-sheet

Finger of Guilt (1956) - (Richard Baseheart) US one-sheet

This is a 27" x 41" US one-sheet poster by an unknown designer for the 1956 Joseph Losey and Alec C. Snowden British noir film Finger of Guilt AKA The Intimate Stranger written by Howard Koch and starring Richard Baseheart as Reginald Wilson. Both Losey and Koch had been blacklisted when the film was made and worked under the names Joseph Walton and Peter Howard. Plot summary: Because of an affair with his boss's wife, film cutter Reggie Wilson has lost his Hollywood job. After he moves to England and creates a new career he begins receiving letters from a stalker named Evelyn Stewart [Mary Murphy]. He cannot remember her but she seems to know all about him and is making demands. Wilson wonders if he has two personalities with a second self who has another life unknown to him. The letters also take a toll on his relationship with his new wife Lesley [Faith Brook].

Cast and crew: Alec C. Snowden, Howard Koch, Richard Basehart, Mary Murphy, Constance Cummings, Roger Livesey, Faith Brook, Mervyn Johns, Vernon Greeves, Andre Mikhelson, David Lodge, Basil Dignam, Grace Denbigh Russell, Garfield Morgan, Marianne Stone, Peter Veness, Frederic Steger

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