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Psycho-Circus (1966)

Circus of Fear (original title)
A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder.

Directors:

Werner Jacobs, John Llewellyn Moxey (as John Moxey)

Writer:

Harry Alan Towers (screenplay) (as Peter Welbeck)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lee ... Gregor
Leo Genn ... Inspector Elliott
Anthony Newlands ... Barberini
Heinz Drache ... Carl
Eddi Arent ... Eddie
Klaus Kinski ... Manfred
Margaret Lee ... Gina
Suzy Kendall ... Natasha
Cecil Parker ... Sir John
Victor Maddern ... Mason
Maurice Kaufmann ... Mario
Lawrence James Lawrence James ... Detective Sgt. Manley
Tom Bowman Tom Bowman ... Jackson
Skip Martin ... Mr. Big
Nosher Powell Nosher Powell ... Red (as Fred Powell)
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Storyline

A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The most horrifying syndicate of evil in history!


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | West Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Psycho-Circus See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Circus Films,Proudweeks See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (edited) (black and white)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The 1967 U.S. release was in black-and-white and edited down to one hour and five minutes for bookings on the lower half of the bill. See more »

Goofs

In the fight scene between the knife thrower and the head of the circus the two actors were rolling around in the elephant area and on the circus floor, but five minutes when the manager is talking to the midget and smoking a cigarette his brown sport coat looks like it came from the cleaners. See more »

Connections

Featured in TJ and the All Night Theatre: Circus of Fear (1978) See more »

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Many Twists & Turns to this Film
4 October 2008 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Enjoyed this film which starts off with a very neat robbery on the London Bridge, in England and then the picture takes you to a Circus Community that has lots of wild animals and very creepy people. Christopher Lee appears in the film but very briefly, their are plenty of lions, tigers, elephants and plenty of people with hidden paths and deep dark secrets. There is a constant battle between a guy and his attractive gal who teases him with a lot of flirting with other men. This film will completely keep you guessing just how the film will end because of the many twists and turns it takes you on. This film would really be a good Halloween film even though it does not have any horror, just suspense. Enjoy.


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