A murderous religious cult is way-laying travellers and stealing goods in nineteenth century India. As the disappearances mount and trade becomes difficult, the British East India Company is forced to act. But they give the job to an upper-class officer completely out-of-touch with the country rather than the obvious candidate who has been in India for years and well understands the people and culture. Written by
Jeremy Perkins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
All scenes shot in the marketplace/village were shot at Bray Studios on the revamped set that was constructed for Horror of Dracula
(1958). Once "Stranglers" was completed in 1959, the set was completely torn down. The sequences where Guy Rolfe
's character goes to meet Allan Cuthbertson
's character, the capture of two of the Thuggees in the process and the caravan sequences were shot at the sand-and0gravel quarry in Gerrard's Cross, Buckinghamshire. The tiger hunt and the scene where Rolfe's character finds more grave sites was filmed at the Callow Hill Sandpits in Virginia Water, Egham, in Surrey. See more
The pistol used in several scenes by Captain Lewis and Captain Connaught-Smith was a revolver. The time frame for this film was set in the 1820's. The revolver wouldn't be invented and patented until 1836. See more
Capt. Christopher Connaught-Smith
[wakes and finds that his entire company have been strangled in their sleep
IS ANYBODY ALIVE? ANYBODY?