While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties. The boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the ... See full summary »
A dead and frozen Baron Frankenstein is re-animated by his colleague Dr. Hertz proving to him that the soul does not leave the body on the instant of death. His lab assistant, young Hans, ... See full summary »
The late edition of the "Daily Mail" found in Mrs Elliot's car is accurately dated Friday September 2nd 1955. The safe-breaking robbery at Stone & Co which opens the film occurs on [Friday September] 9th. See more »
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Apart from the unique acting style of Jack Hawkins (before his so sad illness), one thing which marks this film out from modern detective yarns is that the detective work follows logical sequences - little depends on chance and nothing on fantastic coincidences.
It is a rattling good yarn - I only wish the same could be said of todays films.
And the supporting cast!!! Ian Bannen gets run over and killed and (Sir) Alec McCowan is an unimportant doctor. But everyone has to start somewhere.
Those were the days
Gerald (aged 72)
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