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The Phantom Light
The Phantom Light

The Phantom Light 1935


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The Phantom Light 1935 PG

72 mins United Kingdom Director. Michael Powell

This gothic mystery was an early feature credit for director Michael Powell. The North Stack Lighthouse is on a lonely stretch of the Welsh coast. It has won the unenviable notoriety of having a ‘haunted’ light, leading to shipwrecks and lighthouse keepers being driven insane. When a new keeper, Sam Higgins arrives, he laughs at the tales at first but then finds that not only has his light been put out, but a beacon on the cliff is luring a ship to its doom.

Directed by

Michael Powell


Binnie Hale

Gordon Harker

Donald Calthrop


Comedy Fantasy


Haunted Powell and Pressburger Unavailable on DVD






United Kingdom



Production company

Gainsborough Pictures

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