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May 1936 (UK) See more »
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A crazed killer known as "The Spinebreaker" is terrorizing London with a series of grisly murders. The police seem powerless to stop him. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Tod Slaughter ... Stephen Hawke
Marjorie Taylor ... Julia Hawke
D.J. Williams ... Joshua Trimble
Eric Portman ... Matthew Trimble
Graham Soutten ... Nathaniel (as Ben Soutten)
Gerald Barry ... Miles Archer
George M. Slater ... Lord Brickhaven
Charles Penrose ... Sir Franklin
Norman Pierce ... Landlord
Flotsam and Jetsam ... Themselves
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cecil Bevan ... Small Boys' Father (uncredited)
Annie Esmond ... Small Boys' Nanny (uncredited)
Harry Terry ... 1st Prisoner In Cell (uncredited)
Ben Williams ... Prison Warder (uncredited)

Directed by
George King 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jack Celestin 
Frederick Hayward  screenplay
H.F. Maltby 
Tod Slaughter  opening (uncredited)
Paul White 

Produced by
George King .... producer
 
Original Music by
Colin Wark 
 
Cinematography by
Ronald Neame 
 
Film Editing by
John Seabourne Sr. 
 
Art Direction by
Philip Bawcombe 
 
Production Management
Harold Richmond .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ronald Kinnoch .... assistant director
Michael Worth .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
John K. Byers .... sound recordist
 
Other crew
Olga Brook .... continuity
 

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USA:69 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Featured in Doom Asylum (1987)See more »
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In Town To-NightSee more »

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todd slaughter, 3 March 2014
Author: kai ringler from United States

Todd Slaughter is at it again folks,, this time playing a well -mannered banker by day, and being a father to his adopted daughter , but by night folks he becomes...... wait for it..... the Spinebreaker.. very gruesome killer. he kills the rich I guess because he figures that they don't need it. In the Daytime he plays a successful banker, and he also protects his adopted daughter from a potential suitor whom he doesn't really like that much,, I really liked this one because it moved quickly , there was very good dialogue between the characters, and there was some action and mystery,, very good film for the time period.. and Todd Slaughter continues to shine in this horror film.

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