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The Sinister Man (1961)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  December 1961 (UK)
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Credited cast:
Patrick Allen ...
Dr. Nelson Pollard
Gerald Anderson ...
Maj. Paul Amery
Edward Atienza ...
Clerk
John Bentley ...
Supt. Wills
Wilfrid Brambell ...
Lock keeper
Yvonne Buckingham ...
Miss Russell
Michael Deacon ...
Angus
Jacqueline Ellis ...
Elsa Marlowe
Keith Faulkner ...
Lock keeper's assistant
William Gaunt ...
Mitch Hallam
John Glyn-Jones ...
Dr. Maurice Tarn
Peter Hager ...
Warden
John Horsley ...
Pathologist
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Capt. Feng
Arnold Lee ...
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Edgar Wallace: El Hombre Siniestro  »

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One of a series of second feature films based on Edgar Wallace novels, released between 1960 and 1965 in British cinemas. The films were later sold to American TV and screened there as The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960). See more »

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Sinister story too...

This little film is directed by Clive Donner who gave us SECRET PLACES several years earlier. This latest was far more interesting than the movie I am talking about right now: SINISTER MAN. A classic and boring story about an investigation around a corpse found in river Thames. Asian people are accused because the dead man was killed by a karate or judo expert... This Edgard Wallace Mystery tale is unusually flat and tepid for my taste. I am not used about that, if I compare to the other films of this series. But it's a rare item, directed by a known film maker.

Talkative, it lacks some suspense and action sequences, or more interesting characters.

But it's watchable. That's all.


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