DR. CRIPPEN

DR. CRIPPEN

(1962 Suspense/Drama)







CAST AND CREW:

DONALD PLEASENCE (Dr. Hawley Harvey "Peter" Crippen)
CORAL BROWNE (Cora Belle Elmore Crippen)
SAMANTHA EGGAR (Ethel Le Neve)
DONALD WOLFIT (R.D. Muir)
JAMES ROBERTSON JUSTICE (Captain McKenzie)
GEOFFREY TOONE (Mr. Tobin)
OLIVER JOHNSTONE (Lord Chief Justice)
EDWARD OGDEN (Clerk of the Court)
ELSPETH MARCH (Mrs. Jackson)
JOHN LEE (Harry)

Directed by ROBERT LYNN
Written by LEIGH VANCE
Produced by JOHN CLEIN



SYNOPSIS:

The real-life story of Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen, who was executed for the murder of his wife.



PLEASENCE CHARACTER:

Pleasence plays Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen (nicknamed "Peter")---a mild-mannered doctor who fatally poisoned his mentally abusive wife in 1910.



PORTRAITS AND STILLS:

  • DONALD PLEASENCE AS DR. HAWLEY HARVEY CRIPPEN
    Photo courtesy of Tim Murphy and John Ellis

  • PLEASENCE, JOHN LEE, AND CORAL BROWNE
  • BROWNE AND PLEASENCE
  • SAMANTHA EGGAR AND PLEASENCE
  • EGGAR AND PLEASENCE #2
  • EGGAR AND PLEASENCE #3
  • JAMES ROBERTSON JUSTICE, EGGAR, AND PLEASENCE
  • EGGAR AND PLEASENCE MAKING LOVE
  • PLEASENCE AND EGGAR POINTING OUT TO SEA
  • PLEASENCE AND EGGAR MEET BEFORE ENTERING COURT
  • PLEASENCE AND EGGAR IN COURT
  • PLEASENCE AND EGGAR IN COURT #2
    Photos courtesy of Tim Murphy



    REVIEWS:

  • BOSLEY CROWTHER (The New York Times)
  • TV GUIDE ONLINE



    VIDEO AVAILABILITY:

    NTSC VIDEO TO RENT---BEST VIDEO



    FILM LINKS:

  • INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE



    MISCELLANEOUS LINKS:

  • INFORMATION ON THE REAL-LIFE ARREST OF DR. CRIPPEN







    Photos 1962 WARNER BROTHERS / PATHE. All Rights Reserved.

    Logo designed by Karen Rappaport




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