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"Thriller" File It Under Fear (1973)

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Brian Clemens (writer)
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2 June 1973 (Season 1, Episode 8)
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Cast

 (Episode Cast)
Sue Bond ... Karen
Colin Fisher ... Sergeant Truscott
Jan Francis ... Gillie Randall
James Grout ... Supt. Cramer
Rose Hill ... Mother

John Le Mesurier ... Stubbs

Maureen Lipman ... Liz Morris
Georgina Melville ... Jackie
John Nightingale ... Steve Kerroway
Richard O'Callaghan ... George Bailey
Richard Pendrey ... Gerry Masters
Jenny Quayle ... Betty

Episode Crew
Directed by
Bill Hays 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Brian Clemens  writer

Produced by
John Sichel .... producer
 
Original Music by
Laurie Johnson 
 
Cinematography by
Dai Higgon (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
John Hawkins 
Mike Nunn 
 
Production Design by
Michael Eve 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Eve 
 
Costume Design by
K. Conry-Halley  (as Kaye Conry-Halley)
 
Makeup Department
Sheila Mann .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ann Clark .... production manager
Pat Napper .... production manager
Brian True-May .... production manager
 
Art Department
Jane Mullard .... assistant art director
Terry Royce .... stand-by props
 
Sound Department
Ted Scott .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Phil Hawkes .... lighting
Alf Hicks .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Paul B. Clay .... music coordinator (as Paul Clay)
 

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Interesting, 7 September 2005
Author: Paul English from Ireland

'File It Under Fear', the eighth episode in Thriller's first series, is an effective mystery story with the right blend of atmospherics and tension.

Maureen Lipman plays the part of a somewhat dowdy but incredibly sensual librarian, Liz Morris who lives at home with a somewhat domineering and morbid mother (played by Rose Hill) and a somewhat dour and enigmatic lodger Steve Kerroway. Richard O'Callaghan plays the part of George Bailey, her library assistant. It's A Wonderful Life this is not! A number of young girls in the area have gone missing / been found murdered and Liz becomes wary when she realises that she could be a victim.

The action is primarily focused on the library and the gripping conclusion takes place there. The location shots are particularly effective and atmospheric while the ending (avoid the US credits) is somewhat surprising.

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