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Four Sided Triangle
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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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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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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Interesting early Hammer sci-fi, 30 January 2006
Author: Chris Gaskin from Derby, England

Four Sided Triangle was one of the first science fiction movies from Hammer. Another early one was Spaceways, made around the same time as this.

Two mad scientists and a woman make a machine that can make copies of anything and when one of them marries the woman, he decides to make a copy of her as he is in love with her too. He succeeds but the problem is, her copy isn't so keen on him. At the end, the barn where their lab is burns down leaving one of the women alive. But which one?

This is rather interesting stuff from Hammer and is a good early attempt by them at sci-fi. Bigger things followed though...

The cast includes Barbara Payton (Bride of the Gorilla), James Hayter (Tom Brown's Schooldays), Stephen Murray and John Van Eyssen.

This movie is worth seeing. Excellent.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5.

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