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The Beast in the Cellar (1970)

R | | Horror, Thriller | August 1970 (UK)
Soldiers in a rural English town are being brutally murdered by an unknown creature. Two sisters living nearby realize they might understand what's happening.

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(as James Kelly)

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(original screenplay) (as James Kelly)
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Cast

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Ellie Ballantyne
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Joyce Ballantyne
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Alan Marlow
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Nurse Sutherland
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Det. Chief Sup. Paddick
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Sgt. Young
David Dodimead ...
Dr. Spencer
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Newsmith
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Stephen Ballantyne
Gail Lidstone ...
Young Ellie
Elizabeth Choice ...
Young Joyce (as Elisabeth Choice)
Merlyn Ward ...
Young Stephen (as Merlin Ward)
Anthony Heaton ...
Anderson
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Baker (as Christopher Chittell)
Peter Craze ...
Roy
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Soldiers in a rural English town are being brutally murdered by an unknown creature. Two sisters living nearby realize they might understand what's happening.

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A chill-filled festival of horror!

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Horror | Thriller

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August 1970 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Are You Dying, Young Man?  »

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(Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

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1.85 : 1
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Opening credits: The characters and incidents portrayed and the names and places and persons used herein are fictitious and any similarity to the names character or history of any person or place is entirely accidental and unintentional. See more »

Goofs

Although the flashback is set around World War One, the people at the Fun Fair are wearing '70s clothing. See more »

Connections

References Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) See more »

Soundtracks

She Works in a Woman's Way
Written by Tony Macaulay & Barry Mason
Sung by Tony Burrows with The Edison Lighthouse
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I'm trying to get a copy of "The Beast in The Cellar" aka "The Cellar" (UK) 1971
6 August 2003 | by (Sydney Australia) – See all my reviews

This film has haunted me for 30 years. I'm trying to buy a PAL format VHS or UK or USA DVD copy. This film is excellent. Flora Robson is disturbingly controlling and the ending, if you haven't been told of it, is sad & very moving. And my home is 90 years old- with a cellar.


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