Face the Music (film)

Face the Music (released in the U.S. as The Black Glove) is a 1954 British crime drama film directed by Terence Fisher, starring Alex Nicol and Eleanor Summerfield.[1] An American trumpet player in Britain is accused of murdering a beautiful blues singer.[2]

Face the Music
The Black Glove poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byTerence Fisher
Produced byMichael Carreras
Screenplay byErnest Borneman
Based onthe novel Face the Music by Ernest Borneman
StarringAlex Nicol
Music byIvor Slaney
Kenny Baker
CinematographyWalter J. Harvey
Edited byMaurice Rootes
Distributed byLippert Pictures (USA)
Exclusive Films (UK)
Release date
  • 29 January 1954 (1954-01-29) (USA)
Running time
84 min.
CountryUnited Kingdom


Critical receptionEdit

Allmovie dismissed it as "Not one of Fisher's more rousing films";[2] and the Radio Times called it an "adequate mystery."[3]


  1. ^ "Face the Music (1953)".
  2. ^ a b "The Black Glove (1954) - Terence Fisher - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie".
  3. ^ "Face the Music - Film from RadioTimes".

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