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The Black Panther (1977)

 -  Crime | Thriller  -  26 December 1977 (UK)
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A gung-ho ex-military man pursues a secret life of crime, culminating in the kidnapping of a teenage heiress.

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Debbie Farrington ...
Lesley Whittle
Marjorie Yates ...
Neilson's Wife
Sylvia O'Donnell ...
Neilson's Daughter
Andrew Burt ...
Lesley's Brother
Alison Key ...
Lesley's Sister-in-Law
Ruth Dunning ...
Lesley's Mother
David Swift ...
Det. Chief Superintendent
Michael Barrington
Lila Kaye
Delia Paton
Gerry Sundquist
Ruth Kettlewell
Graham Ashley
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A gung-ho ex-military man pursues a secret life of crime, culminating in the kidnapping of a teenage heiress.

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26 December 1977 (UK)  »

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Donald Neilson, la jena di Londra  »

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Ian Holm was originally offered the role of Donald Neilson and agreed to accept providing a meeting of reassurance could be arranged between the family of Lesley Whittle and himself. The Whittle family however had distanced themselves from the film and Holm withdrew from the production. See more »

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True to life
7 January 2001 | by (radcliffe,manchester) – See all my reviews

Living in the surrounding area of where the crimes took place I was pleased to find that the film followed the truth of what actually happened very closely.I enjoyed the film immensely,I thought it was well acted and well shot.


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