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Dead Cert (1974 film)

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Dead Cert (1974 film)

Dead Cert
File:Dead Cert (film).jpg
Directed by Tony Richardson
Produced by Neil Hartley
Written by John Oaksey
Tony Richardson
Based on Dead Cert 
by Dick Francis
Starring Scott Antony
Music by John Addison
Cinematography Freddie Cooper
Editing by John Glen
Studio Woodfall Film Productions
Distributed by United Artists Films
MGM Home Entertainment
Release date(s)
Running time 99 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Dead Cert is a 1974 crime film directed by Tony Richardson. It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Dick Francis.[1]


A young jockey investigates on strange deadly accidents that involve his race horse.


  • Scott Antony as "Alan York"
  • Geoffrey Bateman as "Everest"
  • John Bindon as "Walter"
  • Joseph Blatchley as "Joe Nantwich"
  • Judi Dench as "Laura Davidson"
  • Mark Dignam as "Clifford Tudor"
  • Mick Dillon as "Jockey" (as Mickey Dillon)
  • Bill Fraser as "Uncle George"
  • Frank Gentry as "Gipsy"
  • Julian Glover as "Lodge"
  • Ian Hogg as "Bill Davidson"
  • Sean Lynch as "Sid"
  • Hideo Saito as "Yuko"
  • Nina Thomas as "Penny Brocker"
  • Michael Williams as "Sandy Mason"


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • TCM Movie Database
  • Rotten Tomatoes
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