Alias John Preston

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Alias John Preston
"Alias John Preston" (1955).jpg
Produced by Edward J. Danziger
Harry Lee Danziger
Sidney Stone (as Sid Stone)
Written by Paul Tabori
Starring Alexander Knox
Betta St. John
Christopher Lee
Music by Edwin Astley
Albert Elms
Cinematography Jack E. Cox (as Jack Cox)
Edited by Jack Baldwin
Cynthia Moody
Danziger Productions (as Danziger Photoplays)
Distributed by British Lion Film Corporation (UK)
Release date
Running time
66 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Alias John Preston is a 1955 British thriller directed by David MacDonald and starring Betta St. John, Alexander Knox and Christopher Lee.[1] Its plot follows a mysterious and wealthy man who moves to a small village where he outwardly appears to be a friendly figure but nurses a dangerous secret.[2]


Critical reception

TV Guide called it "a poorly developed psychological drama" ; [3] while Allmovie described it as "an average psychological mystery worth watching for the good performances." [4]


  1. ^ "Alias John Preston (1955)". BFI.
  2. ^ "Alias John Preston (1956)". rotten tomatoes. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  3. ^ "Alias John Preston".
  4. ^ Michael P. Rogers. "Alias John Preston (1956) - David MacDonald - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.

External links

  • Alias John Preston on IMDb
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