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Kill Her Gently (1957)

Approved | | Thriller | October 1958 (USA)
Two convicts who have just escaped from prison are picked up by a motorist. He recognizes the men from descriptions given of them on the radio, but instead of turning them over to the ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Saunders

Writer:

Paul Erickson
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Cast

Cast overview:
Marc Lawrence ... Connors
George Mikell George Mikell ... Sven
Griffith Jones ... Jeff Martin
John Gayford John Gayford ... Truck Driver
Roger Avon Roger Avon ... Constable Brown
Maureen Connell ... Kay Martin
Shay Gorman Shay Gorman ... Doctor Landers
Marianne Brauns Marianne Brauns ... Raina
Frank Hawkins Frank Hawkins ... Inspector Raglan
Patrick Connor Patrick Connor ... Detective Sgt. Thompson
Jonathan Meddings Jonathan Meddings ... Bank Clerk
Peter Stephens Peter Stephens ... Bank Manager
Susan Neill Susan Neill ... Barmaid
David Lawton David Lawton ... Slade
Elaine Wells Elaine Wells ... Mrs. Douglas
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Storyline

Two convicts who have just escaped from prison are picked up by a motorist. He recognizes the men from descriptions given of them on the radio, but instead of turning them over to the police, he proposes to hire them to murder his wife. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

"She's the only wife I have, so...KILL HER Gently!"

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1958 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious, any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

Quotes

William Connors: You don't have the guts, kid. You never did have.
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violent B british psycho noir

"Kill her gently" is another brilliant example of B toughness in british 1950's cinema. And I do not know any other movie by the director Charles Saunders who directs energically this psycho hostage story in the main setting of a house. Marc Lawrence is a powerful threatening badman, Griffith Jones is the husband taken in hostage with his beautiful wife Maureen Connell threatened by Marc Lawrence but always resisting (what a performance), and Marianne Brauns is another Marc Lawrence's victim. And virtuoso shootings in the main violent scenes. Don't grip on the few mistakes in the story.


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