Edgar Wallace Presents - Coast of Skeletons (DVD)
Harry Sanders returns to England after losing his job as a police inspector in West Africa. However, he soon returns to the continent to investigate the offshore diamond operation of a shady American tycoon.
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 was the second Sanders adaptation produced and co-written by legendary B-movie mogul Harry Alan Towers, and is presented here in a new digital remaster in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.
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...