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A man gets trapped inside a telephone box and nobody is able to free him.

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Antonio Mercero

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Antonio Mercero (story), José Luis Garci (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
José Luis López Vázquez ... Hombre de la cabina
Agustín González ... Hombre segunda cabina
Goyo Lebrero Goyo Lebrero ... Jefe de bomberos
Tito García ... Señor corpulento
Carmen Martínez Sierra Carmen Martínez Sierra ... Señora 1ª
Carmen Luján Carmen Luján ... Señora 2º
María Vico María Vico
Felipe Martín Puertas Felipe Martín Puertas ... Trabajador 1 (as Felipe Martín Puerta)
José Montijano José Montijano ... Trabajador 2
Blaki Blaki ... Guardia
Mariano Bardera Mariano Bardera ... (as Mariano Barderas)
Antonio Moreno Antonio Moreno ... Cristalero
José Miguel Aguado José Miguel Aguado ... Kid
José Manuel Hoyos José Manuel Hoyos ... Kid
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A man gets trapped inside a telephone box. Onlookers unsuccessfully try to free him. Then the men from the telephone company arrive, but relief turns into puzzlement, then horror, as it transpires what they have in store for him. Written by Donald Fisk <donald@info.bt.co.uk>

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

13 December 1972 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

La cabina See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Wonderful memories
19 March 2005 | by clive-hendersonSee all my reviews

I saw this film in the 1970s and even as a late teenager it gave me the creeps. For many years afterwards I kept my foot between the telephone box and the door. Silly I know but.. There are only a handful of films that have left their mark on me and this is one of them. Have been searching high and low to buy a copy for many years and often wonder how dated it would seem now. I know of only 2 other friends who have seen it and it has left a similar impact on them. The story is a simple one and you know that it seems silly and he will eventually get out and have the mickey taken out of him. I was certainly not prepared for the ending.


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