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Captain Clegg (Night Creatures)1962

Captain Clegg (Night Creatures) (1962)





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Royal investigators are sent from London to probe into the mysterious events in a small town. They travel into an eerie fog covered swamp amidst rumors of phantoms and piracy. Dr. Blyss (Peter Cushing) is a former pirate turned village vicar who preaches by day and leads a plunderous pirate smuggling operation at night. The official investigation is hampered when the men experience disturbing hallucinations in the seemingly haunted swamp.

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Peter Cushing
as Dr. Blyss
Oliver Reed
as Harry Crabtree
Michael Ripper
as Jeremiah Mipps
Patrick Allen
as Capt. Collier
Daphne Anderson
as Mrs. Rash
Milton Reid
as Mulatto
Jack MacGowran
as Frightened Man
Peter Halliday
as Jack Pott
Terry Scully
as Dick Tate
Sydney Bromley
as Tom Ketch
Bob Head
as Peg-Leg
Colin Douglas
as Pirate Bosun
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Critic Reviews for Captain Clegg (Night Creatures)

All Critics (1)

Unleashes Hammer's trademark Gothic style on a dynamic genre mix: part pirate film, part smuggler thriller, part shadowy small-town crime conspiracy.

September 19, 2005 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Captain Clegg (Night Creatures)


It's pretty obvious what is really going on in this movie, although they try to present it as a mystery. It's really predictable, but I liked the overall plot anyway. So, I'll say, I liked this movie, but it could have been better.

Aj V
Aj V

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