Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The Violent Enemy (1967).
Susan Hampshire in The Violent Enemy
British thriller author Harry Patterson (aka Jack Higgins) turns 86 today. His novel A Candle for the Dead, written under the pseudonym Hugh Marlowe, was adapted as the film The Violent Enemy (1967). An Irish revolutionary (Tom Bell) breaks out of prison, returns home, and faces pressure from his IRA colleague (Ed Begley) to blow up a factory. Susan Hampshire costars.