Street of Shadows (1953 film)

Street of Shadows is a 1953 British film noir directed by Richard Vernon. It was released in the United States as Shadow Man.[1]

Street of Shadows
Street of Shadows film poster.jpg
US theatrical release poster
Directed byRichard Vernon
Produced byWilliam Nassour
William H. Williams
Nat Cohen
Stuart Levy
Written byRichard Vernon
Based onnovel The Creaking Chair by Laurence Meynell
StarringCesar Romero
Kay Kendall
Simone Silva
Music byEric Spear
CinematographyPhil Grindrod
Edited byGeoffrey Muller
William Nassour Productions
Merton Park Studios
Distributed byAnglo-Amalgamated (UK)
Lippert Productions (US)
Release date
16 October 1953 (US)
Running time
84 mins (UK)
76 mins (US)
CountryUnited Kingdom

It stars Cesar Romero and features an early performance by Kay Kendall.[2]


Luigi, the owner of a Soho saloon, is romancing an unhappily married socialite, Barbara Gale. He finds himself accused for the murder of ex-girl friend, Angela, who was found stabbed in his apartment. He evades the police and asks his friend Limpy for help. It turns out Limpy was the real killer of Angela.



  1. ^ Review at
  2. ^ Review of movie at Reviews from the Bottom of the Barrell] accessed 26 June 2014

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