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Daughter of Darkness Details


was based on They Walk Alone, a play by Max Catto. The heroine of the play can be described as a "homicidal nymphomaniac," which understandably posed censorship problems when the Catto original was adapted to the screen. In her second film, Irish stage star Siobhan McKenna plays Emma Baudine, a "black widow" who lures men with her sexual charms and then murders them. Because she is the trusted assistant of village priest Father Corcoran (Liam Redmond), no one suspects what Emma is up to -- no one, that is, except the inquisitive Bess Stanforth (Anne Crawford), who emerges as the heroine of the piece. Also appearing in her first movie role is Honor Blackman, long before her international TV fame vis-a-vis Honor Blackman. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Maxwell Reed
as Dan
Siobhan McKenna
as Emily Beaudine
Honor Blackman
as Julie Tallent
Barry Morse
as Robert Stanforth
George Thorpe
as Mr. Tallent
Arthur Hambling
as Jacob
David Greene
as David Price
Liam Redmond
as Father Cocoran
Nora O'Mahoney
as Miss Hegarty
Liam Redmond
as Father Cocoran


Lance Comfort
Max Catto
Play Author
Max Catto
Stanley Pavey
Clifton Parker
Composer (Music Score)
Ivan King
Art Director