Ugly duckling Brenda Thompson (Rita Tushingham) leaves her Liverpool home hoping to find romance in London. She moves in with her work-mate Caroline (Katya Wyeth), but remains lonely and bewildered in the big city. While wandering alone one night she finds a scruffy dog and becomes infatuated with its handsome master. Brenda later confesses to the dog's owner, Peter (Shane Briant), that she has come to London because she wants a baby. He offers her a proposition if she will move in and cook, clean and tell him stories, he will give her what she wants. Brenda is confused... but deeply in love with her mysterious partner. Before long, however, she is trapped in a nightmare world of paranoia and murder from which there seems to be no escape traight On Till Morning took its title from J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan and was directed by Peter Collinson, who had previously made Up the Junction and The Italian Job. Filmed in and around Earl's Court, London, this dark and disturbing thriller was released in 1972 and represented a bold new direction for Hammer. EXTRAS: Original trailer [show more]
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British thriller directed by Peter Collinson. Brenda (Rita Tushingham) is a lonely young woman who occupies her time writing children's stories. Feeling that her native Liverpool is holding her back, she moves to London and tries to join the scene there. After finding work at a trendy boutique, Brenda spots handsome stranger Peter (Shane Briant) and kidnaps his dog as an excuse to go and meet him. The pair get on well and Brenda moves in, but it's not long before she finds herself in danger as a number of Peter's dark secrets are revealed. The cast also includes James Bolam, Katya Wyeth and Annie Ross.