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Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films
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|Named Person:||Ronald Scott Thorn; Anthony Dawson; Roger Garis; H L Lawrence|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Claude Dauphin; Diane Cilento; Ronald Lewis; Françoise Rosay; Peter Cushing; André Morell; Ronald Scott Thorn; Val Guest; David T Chantler; Lewis Greifer; Michael Carreras; Quentin Lawrence; Peter van Eyck; Betta St John; Mandy Miller; Grégoire Aslan; Kerwin Mathews; Nadja Gray; Donald Houston; Liliane Brousse; Peter Myers; Jimmy Sangster; Guy Green; Gwen Watford; Patrick Allen; Felix Aylmer; Niall MacGinnis; Macdonald Carey; Shirley-Anne Field; Viveca Lindfors; Oliver Reed; Alexander Knox; Anthony Hinds; Cyril Frankel; John Hunter; Evan Jones; Joseph Losey; Jacques Gillies; Roger Garis; Anthony Dawson; H L Lawrence; Hammer Film Productions.; Falcon Films.; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
|Language Note:||English dialogue; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.|
|Notes:||Title from container.
Originally produced as motion pictures by Columbia Pictures Corporation in 1958, 1960, 1962 and 1962.
"Six edge of your seat classics"--Container.
Stop me before I kill! based on the novel The full treatment by Ronald Scott Thorn.
Cash on demand based on a play by Jacques Gillies.
The snorkel based on the work by the same title by Anthony Dawson.
Never take candy from a stranger based on The pony cart by Roger Garis.
These are the damned based on the novel The children of light by H.L. Lawrence.
Special feature: original theatrical trailers.
|Credits:||[Stop me before I kill!]: Director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; editor, Bill Lenny ; music, Wilfred Josephs.
[Cash on demand]: Director of photography, Arthur Grant ; supervising editor, James Needs ; music, Wilfred Josephs.
[The snorkel]:]: Director of photography, Jack Asher ; editor, James Needs ; music, Francis Chagrin.
[Maniac]: Director of photography, Wilkie Cooper ; supervising editor, James Needs ; music, Stanley Black.
[Never take candy from a stranger]: Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; supervising editor, James Needs ; music, Elisabeth Lutyens ; musical supervisor, John Hollingsworth.
These are the damned]: Director of photography, Arthur Grant ; editor, Reginald Mills ; music composed by James Bernard ; musical supervisor, John Hollingsworth.
|Cast:||[Stop me before I kill!]: Claude Dauphin, Diane Cilento, Ronald Lewis, Francoise Rosay, Bernard Braden.
[Cash on demand]: Peter Cushing, Andre Morell, Richard Vernon, Norman Bird, Kevin Stoney, Barry Lowe, Edith Sharpe, Lois Daine, Alan Haywood.
[The snorkel]: Peter van Eyck, Betta St. John, Mandy Miller, Gregoire Aslan, William Franklyn, Marie Burke, Henry Vidon.
[Maniac]: Kerwin Mathews, Nadia Gray, Donald Houston, Liliane Brousse, George Pastell, Arnold Diamond, Norman Bird, Justine Lord, Jerold Wells.
[Never take candy from a stranger]: Gwen Watford, Patrick Allen, Felix Aylmer, Niall MacGinnis, Alison Leggatt, Bill Nagy, Michael Gwynn, Budd Knapp, MacDonald Parke.
[These are the damned]: Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors, Alexander Knox, Oliver Reed, Walter Gotell, Brian Oulton, Kenneth Cope, James Villiers.
|Target Audience:||Not rated by MPAA.|
|Description:||3 videodiscs (544 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, NTSC, widescreen; Dolby digital.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Stop me before I kill! / a Val Guest production in association with Falcon Films Limited ; screenplay by Val Guest and Ronald Scott Thorn ; produced and directed by Val Guest (1960, 108 min.) --
Cash on demand / a Hammer Film production ; screenplay by David T. Chantler, Lewis Greifer ; directed by Quentin Lawrence ; Woodpecker Productions Limited (1961, 80 min.). Disc 2. The snorkel / screenplay by Peter Myers and Jimmy Sangster ; produced by Michael Carreras ; directed by Guy Green (1958, 91 min.) --
Maniac / a Hammer Film production ; written and produced by Jimmy Sangster ; directed by Michael Carreras (1962, 87 min.). Disc 3. Never take candy from a stranger / a Hammer Film production ; based on a play by Roger Garis ; screenplay by John Hunter ; producer, Anthony Hinds ; director, Cyril Frankel (1960, 82 min.). --
These are the damned / a Hammer Film production ; screenplay, Evan Jones ; Anthony Hinds, producer ; Joseph Losey, director (1961, 96 min.).
|Other Titles:||Stop me before I kill.
Cash on demand.
Never take candy from a stranger.
These are the damned.
Icons of suspense collection Hammer films
[Cash on demand]: A scheming crook kidnaps the wife and child of a bank manager.
[The snorkel]: A young girl can't convince anyone her stepfather's a killer.
[Maniac]: A man finds himself in the middle of a strange mother/daughter threesome.
[Never take candy from a stranger]: A small town is terrorized by an elderly child molester.
[These are the damned]: Two people stumble upon a military facility that harbors 'naturally' radioactive children. Original British title, The damned.
- Thorn, Ronald Scott, -- 1920- -- Film adaptations.
- Dawson, Anthony, -- 1916-1992 -- Film adaptations.
- Garis, Roger, -- 1901-1967 -- Film adaptations.
- Lawrence, H. L. -- Film adaptations.
- Missing persons -- Drama.
- Kidnapping -- Drama.
- Stepfathers -- Drama.
- Murderers -- Drama.
- Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
- Mothers and daughters -- Drama.
- Child molesters -- Drama.
- Radioactivity -- Physiological effect -- Drama.