The Phantom Light
The Phantom Light is a 1935 British crime film, a low-budget "quota quickie" directed by Michael Powell and starring Binnie Hale, Gordon Harker, Donald Calthrop, Milton Rosmer and Ian Hunter. The screenplay concerns criminals who try to scare a new chief lighthouse keeper on the Welsh coast, in an attempt to distract him from their scheme.
Sam Higgins alights at the train station for the Welsh village of Tan-Y-Bwlch to take over the North Stack lighthouse, which is believed by the locals to be haunted. There, he meets Alice Bright. She asks him to take her along to the lighthouse, explaining that she belongs to a "psychic society" and wants to investigate the "legend of the phantom lighthouse". He turns her down.
|genre||crime mystery thriller|
|keywords||coast guard communist saboteurs disturb doctor who haunt hiding from the police lighthouse lighthouse keeper naval officer question scotland yard talk train station trap unwanted guest warn wreck wrecker|
|producer||Jerome Jackson Michael Balcon|