Release dateFebruary 1956 Based onthe play The Secret Tent by Elizabeth Addyman WriterElizabeth Addeyman (play), Jan Read CastAndree Melly, Donald Gray, Jean Anderson, Conrad Phillips, Sonia Dresdel Similar moviesRelated Don Chaffey movies
The Secret Tent is a 1956 crime film directed by Don Chaffey. It stars Donald Gray and Andrée Melly and was made at Shepperton Studios.
Respectable wife Ruth attempts to conceal her secret past as a criminal from neighbours and from her husband Chris. However, when a neighbour is burgled and Ruth mysteriously disappears, she becomes the police's prime suspect. Husband Chris searches the city for Ruth, in hopes of proving her innocence.
Donald Gray as Chris Martyn
Andrée Melly as Ruth Martyn
Jean Anderson as Mrs. Martyn
Sonia Dresdel as Miss Mitchum-Browne
Andrew Cruickshank as Inspector Thornton
Dinah Ann Rogers as Sally
Peter Hammond as Smith
Conrad Phillips as Sergeant
Gareth Tandy as Philip
Sky Movies wrote, "talented director Don Chaffey, who later made The Man Upstairs, Jason and the Argonauts and A Jolly Bad Fellow treats novelettish material with some flair in this story of a former `bad girl' whose past threatens her present happiness."