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Circus of Fear
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Writer:
Harry Alan Towers (screenplay)
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Release Date:
May 1967 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The most horrifying syndicate of evil in history!
Plot:
A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder. | Full synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Many Twists & Turns to this Film See more (24 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Christopher Lee ... Gregor

Leo Genn ... Elliott
Anthony Newlands ... Barberini
Heinz Drache ... Carl
Eddi Arent ... Eddie

Klaus Kinski ... Manfred
Margaret Lee ... Gina
Suzy Kendall ... Natasha
Cecil Parker ... Sir John
Victor Maddern ... Mason
Maurice Kaufmann ... Mario
Lawrence James ... Manley
Tom Bowman ... Jackson
Skip Martin ... Mr. Big
Nosher Powell ... Red (as Fred Powell)
Gordon Petrie ... Negro
Henry B. Longhurst ... Hotel Porter (as Henry Longhurst)
Dennis Blakely ... Guard (I) Armoured Van

George Fisher ... Fourth Man
Peter Brace ... Man in Speedboat
Roy Scammell ... Man in Speedboat (as Roy Scammel)
Geoff Silk ... Security Man
Keith Peacock ... Security Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alfred Vohrer ... Edgar Wallace (archive sound: German version) (voice) (uncredited)
Fred Wood ... Circus Roadie (Centre) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Werner Jacobs (german version)
John Llewellyn Moxey (english language version) (as John Moxey)
 
Writing credits
Harry Alan Towers (screenplay) (as Peter Welbeck)

Edgar Wallace  novel "The Three Just Man" (uncredited)

Produced by
David Henley .... producer (as A David Henley Film)
Harry Alan Towers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Johnny Douglas 
 
Cinematography by
Ernest Steward (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
John Trumper 
 
Art Direction by
Frank White 
 
Makeup Department
Anne Box .... hairdresser (as Ann Box)
Frank Turner .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Peter Manley .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Barrie Melrose .... assistant director (as Barry Melrose)
 
Art Department
George Lack .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
John Brommage .... sound recordist
Ken Cameron .... sound recordist
John Colville .... sound editor
 
Stunts
Nosher Powell .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Silk .... stunt driver (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dudley Lovell .... camera operator
John von Kotze .... second unit photography
Karl Bayer .... still photographer (uncredited)
John von Kotze .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charles Guerin .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
John Colville .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Johnny Douglas .... conductor
 
Other crew
Eve Wilson .... continuity (as Eve Willson)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Circus of Fear" - UK (original title)
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Runtime:
90 min
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Color:
Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (2005) | West Germany:12

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Trivia:
Though shot in color, the film was released in Germany only in black-and-white. The main reason was the close relationship of Rialto Film, the Production Company of the German Edgar Wallace Series, and Constantin Film, this film's German distributor and co-producer. Rialto Film wanted to promote a production of their own as the "first Edgar Wallace Film in Color". This film was to be The Hunchback of Soho (1966), released in Germany only a couple of months after "Circus of Fear". The original colour version of the film was released in Germany for the first time ever on DVD in 2006, though in edited form.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the police are chasing the van, the weather alternates between cloudy and rainy, and bright sunlight between shots.See more »
Movie Connections:
Edited from Circus of Horrors (1960)See more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Many Twists & Turns to this Film, 4 October 2008
Author: whpratt1 from United States

Enjoyed this film which starts off with a very neat robbery on the London Bridge, in England and then the picture takes you to a Circus Community that has lots of wild animals and very creepy people. Christopher Lee appears in the film but very briefly, their are plenty of lions, tigers, elephants and plenty of people with hidden paths and deep dark secrets. There is a constant battle between a guy and his attractive gal who teases him with a lot of flirting with other men. This film will completely keep you guessing just how the film will end because of the many twists and turns it takes you on. This film would really be a good Halloween film even though it does not have any horror, just suspense. Enjoy.

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