Guilt Is My Shadow

Guilt Is My Shadow
Directed by Roy Kellino
Produced by Ivan Foxwell
Written by Norah Lofts (novel)
John Gilling
Ivan Foxwell
Roy Kellino
Starring Elizabeth Sellars
Patrick Holt
Peter Reynolds
Music by Hans May
Cinematography William McLeod
Edited by George Clark
Distributed by Associated British-Pathé
Stratford Pictures Corporation
Release dates
22 March 1950
Running time
86 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office £102,299 (UK)[1]

Guilt Is My Shadow is a 1950 British drama film directed by Roy Kellino and starring Elizabeth Sellars, Patrick Holt and Peter Reynolds.[2] In the film, a woman is haunted by her conscience after she kills a man and hides the body. It is based on the novel You're Best Alone by Norah Lofts.


Critical reception

Allmovie wrote, "setting this one apart from other British crime mellers of the era was the decision to film on location in a remote rural community. A passable timefiller when first released, Guilt is My Shadow ended up a staple of American TV in the 1950s and 1960s." [3]


  1. Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p492
  2. "Guilt Is My Shadow". BFI.
  3. "Guilt Is My Shadow (1950) - Trailers, Reviews, Synopsis, Showtimes and Cast - AllMovie". AllMovie.

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