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Raw Meat (1972)

Death Line (original title)
R | | Horror | September 1973 (USA)
There's something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there Scotland ... See full summary »

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Inspector Calhoun
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Detective Sergeant Rogers
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Alex Campbell
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Patricia Wilson
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The 'Man'
June Turner ...
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Inspector Richardson
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James Manfred, OBE
Heather Stoney ...
W.P.C. Alice Marshall
Hugh Dickson ...
Dr. Bacon
Jack Woolgar ...
Platform Inspector
Ron Pember ...
Lift Operator
Colin McCormack ...
Police Constable 1
Gary Winkler ...
Police Constable 2
James Culliford ...
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There's something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there Scotland Yard start to take the matter seriously. Helping them are a young couple who get nearer to the horrors underground than they would wish. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Entertainment Weekly ranked this Number 14 on their "Guilty Pleasures: Testosterone Edition" list in their March 30, 2007 issue. See more »

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At Russell Square Station there is a platform sign saying, "Way Out and District Line". The District line goes nowhere near Russell Square. See more »

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Inspector Calhoun: A grocer from Kilburn is automatically a missing person...
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under rated
14 January 2002 | by (London) – See all my reviews

The premise for this film is brilliant. The underground setting is brilliantly used, with striking photography and visual story-telling. The film's last line is something like, "Did they really live like this?", seeing the squalor of the underground lair. Sequences are fantastically gruesome, in documentary style. Not only is the film well shot, it has some points to make about oppression. See this film if you get the chance, it deserves a much higher IMDb rating.


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