Main title from The Ship That Died of Shame (1955)

The Ship That Died of Shame


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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min |
| Stars: Richard Attenborough, George Baker, Bill Owen | Director: Basil Dearden

The wartime crew of a motor gunboat buy the vessel and go into postwar business as smugglers


British actor Richard Attenborough in a publicity shot
George Hoskins
George Baker
Bill Randall
Bill Owen
Birdie Dick
British actress, Virginia McKenna, wears a crucifix pendant
Helen Randall
British actor, Roland Culver
Bernard Lee
Sam Brewster, the Customs Officer
Ralph Truman
Sir Richard
John Chandos
Harold Goodwin
Second Customs Officer
John Longden
The Detective
Jack Armstrong
Attendant in Coastal Forces Club
Alfie Bass
Sailor on 1087
Tom Bowman
Fordyce’s Crew Member
John Boxer
Customs Man
George Holdcroft
Man in Coastal Forces Club Bar
Stratford Johns
Garage Worker
David Langton
Man in Coastal Forces Club Bar
Guy Standeven
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Main title from The Ship That Died of Shame (1955)


Basil Dearden
Director / Writer
Michael Balcon
Michael Relph
Producer / Writer (screenplay)
Nicholas Monsarrat
Writer (from the story by) / Writer (novel)
John Whiting
Writer / Writer (screenplay)


Ealing Studios
Production company
General Film Distributors (GFD)
Distribution company