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Cash on Demand (1961)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | October 1961 (UK)
A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds.



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Complete credited cast:
Colonel Gore Hepburn (as Andre Morell)
Arthur Sanderson
Kevin Stoney ...
Detective Inspector Bill Mason
Barry Lowe ...
Peter Harvill
Edith Sharpe ...
Miss Pringle
Lois Daine ...
Alan Haywood ...


A ruthless crook abducts the wife and child of a bank manager and then masquerades as an insurance company detective while scheming to rob the institution in this crime drama. Unfortunately, some of the manager's employees learn about the plot and the terrified manager must beg them to remain silent. Fortunately, the cops have been on the case all along. Written by Dylan Conner

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Crime | Drama | Thriller


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Release Date:

October 1961 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Assalto ao Cofre  »


Box Office


£37,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


The famous film company Hammer only invested only a mere £37,000 by 2009 standards for the making of this film. See more »


Although failing to shut the inner vault door should result in a burglar alarm going off in 30 seconds, a full 41 tension-filled seconds elapse before Fordyce closes it without harm. See more »


Hepburn: [to Pearson] ... and you might sat, in my opinion, it would take a very clever fellow to rob this bank...
Hepburn: ... and I'm an expert.
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Remake of Theatre 70: The Gold Inside (1960) See more »


The First Noel
Traditional English carol
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Suspense never came better than this!
26 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film is unbelievably riveting from start to finish. I first saw this film in the late sixties and never forgot this compelling tale of sheer suspense.It is rare indeed for a film with just two principal characters to sustain a film with sheer psychological terror. I'd say don't miss! (albeit, sadly, a little seen movie).

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