British theatrical poster
Directed byJohn Gilling
Screenplay byJohn Gilling
Based ona story by John Gilling
Produced byGuido Coen
CinematographyGeoffrey Faithfull
Edited byWilliam Lewthwaite
Ingram Films
Distributed byBryanston Films (UK)
Release date
  • 1963 (1963) (UK)
Running time
69 min
CountryUnited Kingdom

Panic is a 1963 British crime film directed by John Gilling and starring Dyson Lovell, Janine Gray and Glyn Houston.[1] The screenplay concerns a young Swiss woman who becomes mixed up with a gang planning a diamond heist.[2]


Critical reception

TV Guide called it "A hollow crime melodrama";[3] whereas The Dark Side called it "an atmospheric British noir."[4]  


  1. ^ "Panic (1965)". BFI.
  2. ^ "Panic (1963) - John Gilling | Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related". AllMovie.
  3. ^ "Panic | TV Guide".
  4. ^ Neville, King. "Review: Panic | The Dark Side".