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Four Sided Triangle
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Director:
Writers:
Terence Fisher (screenplay)
Paul Tabori (adaptation)
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Release Date:
15 June 1953 (USA) See more »
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She lived two amazing lives under his spell!
Plot:
Bill and Robin, helped by their childhood friend, Lena, develop a "reproducer" which can exactly duplicate any object... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Well shot and helped much by Malcolm Arnold soundtrack See more (22 total) »

Cast

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Barbara Payton ... Lena / Helen
James Hayter ... Dr. Harvey
Stephen Murray ... Bill
John Van Eyssen ... Robin
Percy Marmont ... Sir Walter
Jennifer Dearman ... Lena as a Child
Glyn Dearman ... Bill as a Child
Sean Barrett ... Robin as a Child
Kynaston Reeves ... Lord Grant
John Stuart ... Solicitor
Edith Saville ... Lady Grant

Directed by
Terence Fisher 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Terence Fisher  screenplay
Paul Tabori  adaptation and screenplay
William F. Temple  novel "Four-Sided Triangle"

Produced by
Michael Carreras .... producer
Alexander Paal .... producer
 
Original Music by
Malcolm Arnold 
 
Cinematography by
Reginald H. Wyer 
 
Film Editing by
Maurice Rootes 
 
Art Direction by
J. Elder Wills 
 
Makeup Department
Dick Bonnor-Morris .... makeup artist
Nina Broe .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Victor Wark .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bill Shore .... assistant director
Aida Young .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bill Salter .... sound recordist
Percy Britten .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Len Harris .... camera operator
Tom Friswell .... clapper loader (uncredited)
John Jay .... still photographer (uncredited)
Manny Yospa .... focus puller (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Bill Lenny .... first assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Muir Mathieson .... conductor
 
Other crew
Renée Glynne .... continuity
Nora Roberts .... dialogue director
 

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81 min
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USA:Approved (PCA #16055)

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James Hayter (Dr. Harvey) and Stephen Murray (Bill) died only four days apart: on March 27, 1983 and March 31, 1983 respectively.See more »
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Lena:An empty mind... and a new beginning!See more »
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Well shot and helped much by Malcolm Arnold soundtrack, 6 July 2010
Author: christopher-underwood from Greenwich - London

Early Hammer sci-fi, which is nicely enough made, just avoiding being too sentimental about the rolling hills of old England, but not having quite the edge that would have made it so much better. Difficult enough after the war to discuss suicide so openly without taking too cynical a view on life and death generally but it is the end that really disappoints. I won't spoil the ending but am convinced this could have been a real chiller. Nevertheless, everyone turns out decent performances with Barbara Payton being particularly effective in her twin roles. Well shot and helped much by Malcolm Arnold soundtrack. Worth seeing and despite obvious precedents, original enough in its own way.

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