In 1947 England, a plastic surgeon must beat a hasty retreat to France when one of his patients has ghastly problems with her surgery. Once there, he operates on a circus owner's daughter, deformed by bombs from the war. Later he becomes the owner of the circus, and continues transforming disfigured women into the beautiful stars of his show. The police and a nosy reporter (as well as Scotland Yard) become interested when the women who want out of the circus begin dying in freak accidents, and they begin suspecting the good doctor is responsible. Written by
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Spectacular Towering Terror! One man's lust...made men into beasts, stripped women of their souls!
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Did You Know?
The song "Look for a Star", used throughout the film during the circus sequences, became a hit pop recording in Great Britain (for Garry Mills) and the United States (for the similarly named Garry Miles). It was written by the young Tony Hatch
under his regular pseudonym of Mark Anthony. See more
When Magda meets her fate, close shots from behind show the wheel still spinning, with her on it, intercut with a distant shot showing people crowding around the wheel which is static. See more
Williams, put the kettle on and bring in a file named Rossiter.
Referenced in Skinner
Light Cavalry March
Music by Franz von Suppé
Arranged by Muir Mathieson See more