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A young couple attend a masked ball before their planned (but secret) elopement. Suddenly everything goes wrong when the young woman is attacked and held hostage by a crazed attacker. Written by
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The only available prints of this film are taken from an edited (by about 20 minutes) post-WWII British retitled reissue print, which are available on video and television. No prints of the complete, original version are known to exist. Please check your attic. See more »
i suppose that that the majority of quota quickies were crime films because this limited the size of the cast and the number of sets required.This is a mystery drama with a difference.Not only is the story a mystery drama the actual film is a mystery as it is totally unfathomable.At the beginning of the film Hugh Williams is attacked so that someone can use his costume for a masked ball.Why the thief didn't hire his own costume is not explained.At the ball a shield is stolen and Jane Baxter is abducted.Why she is abducted is never made clear.The shield has been stolen for a mad astronomer who falls out with the crooks.Don't expect me to explain why,and so on.Maybe the original 79 minute version would explain all.Till then we will be kept guessing.
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