Heading an international cast – including German ‘krimi’ veteran Heinz Drache – “Dam Busters” star Richard Todd reprises his role as insurance investigator Harry Sanders in this rare crime adventure based on Edgar Wallace’s 1911 novel “Sanders of the River”. Made in 1964, COAST OF SKELETONS (CERT TBC) was the second Sanders adaptation produced and co-written by legendary B-movie mogul Harry Alan Towers, and is presented here in a brand-new transfer from original film elements in its as-exhibited cinema aspect ratio. Own it on DVD on 11th November 2013, RRP £9.99.
Dispatched to investigate the loss of a diamond dredger off southern Africa’s Skeleton Coast, Harry Sanders encounters A.J. Magnus, the ship’s wealthy American owner. He soon realises that the ruthless Magnus’ true interest lies in the diamonds and gold from the sunken ships insured by Sanders’ firm…
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