Circle of Danger (1951): Jacques Tourneur’s British Thriller, starring Ray Milland, Patricia Roc, Marius Goring, Hugh Sinclair and Naunton Wayne

Jacques Tourneur directed Circle of Danger, a narratively routine but skillfully executed British thriller based on a screenplay by Philip MacDonald, starring Ray Milland, Patricia Roc, Marius Goring, Hugh Sinclair and Naunton Wayne.

Milland plays an American named Clay Douglas, who travels to England to discover the truth behind his brother’s death during the Second World War.

Cast:

Ray Milland as Clay Douglas
Patricia Roc as Elspeth Graham
Marius Goring as Sholto Lewis
Hugh Sinclair as Hamish McArran
Naunton Wayne as Reggie Sinclair
Edward Rigby as Idwal Llewellyn
Marjorie Fielding as Margaret McArran
John Bailey as Pape Llewellyn
Colin Gordon as Col. Fairbairn
Dora Bryan as Bubbles Fitzgerald
Reginald Beckwith as Oliver
David Hutcheson as Tony Wrexham
Michael Brennan as Bert Oakshott
Peter Butterworth as Ernie (The Diver) (uncredited)