|Night Train for Inverness|
|Directed by||Ernest Morris|
|Produced by||Edward J. Danziger|
Harry Lee Danziger
|Written by||Mark Grantham|
|Music by||Albert Elms|
|Edited by||Spencer Reeve|
|Distributed by||Paramount British Pictures (UK)|
|January 1960 (UK)|
Night Train for Inverness is a black and white 1960 British drama film directed by Ernest Morris and starring Norman Wooland, Jane Hylton and Dennis Waterman. It is notable as the film debut of Dennis Waterman.
Roy Lewis, just released from gaol, kidnaps his young son Ted and takes him on a train bound for Inverness. However, Lewis doesn't know that Ted is diabetic and faces death without regular insulin injections. Meanwhile, a police manhunt is launched.
- Norman Wooland - Roy Lewis
- Jane Hylton - Marion Crane
- Dennis Waterman - Ted Lewis
- Silvia Francis - Ann Lewis
- Valentine Dyall - Inspector Kent
- Irene Arnold - Mrs Wall
- Colin Tapley - Dr Jackson
- Howard Lang - Sergeant
- Kaplan Kaye - Charles
TV Guide gave it two out of four stars, calling it an "average drama." while The List gave it three out of five stars, and wrote, "this tight, train-bound 1960 thriller has a lot to commend it...Gutsy (for its time) and very watchable." The film historians Steve Chibnall and Brian McFarlane say "it generates genuine suspense from a neatly plotted screenplay".
- "Night Train for Inverness (1960)". BFI. Archived from the original on 29 January 2009.
- "Night Train for Inverness (1960) - Original Print Info - TCM.com". Turner Classic Movies.
- "DANZIGER FILMS". 78rpm.co.uk.
- "Night Train For Inverness". TVGuide.com.
- "Night Train to Inverness". The List.
- Steve Chibnall & Brian McFarlane, The British 'B' Film, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2009, p. 151.