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Nothing But the Night (1973)

PG | | Crime, Horror, Mystery | June 1975 (USA)
Three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last few months in deaths looking like suicides. However, after a mysterious bus accident involving the last three trustees and ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Sasdy

Writers:

Brian Hayles (screenplay), John Blackburn (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lee ... Colonel Bingham
Peter Cushing ... Sir Mark Ashley
Diana Dors ... Anna Harb
Georgia Brown ... Joan Foster
Keith Barron ... Dr. Haynes
Gwyneth Strong ... Mary Valley
Fulton Mackay ... Cameron
John Robinson John Robinson ... Lord Fawnlee
Morris Perry ... Dr. Yeats
Michael Gambon ... Inspector Grant
Shelagh Fraser ... Mrs. Alison
Duncan Lamont ... Dr. Knight
Kathleen Byron ... Dr. Rose
Geoffrey Frederick Geoffrey Frederick ... Computer Operator
Louise Nelson Louise Nelson ... Nurse
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Three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last few months in deaths looking like suicides. However, after a mysterious bus accident involving the last three trustees and thirty orphan kids, Police Colonel Bingham starts investigating. The first question is why the bus driver, killed in the accident, is burnt when there was no fire during the accident. Dr. Ashley uses hypnosis to find the truth about the mysterious happenings. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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This nightmare has already killed five people - now it's yours to live!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Resurrection Syndicate See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Final theatrical movie of John Robinson (Lord Fawnlee). See more »

Goofs

Anna (Diana Dors) stumbles and falls under the same gorse bushes at least twice during different scenes of her being hunted on the island. See more »

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Misguided Lee/Cushing effort
30 November 2001 | by The Welsh Raging BullSee all my reviews

Christopher Lee's own production company Charlemagne Productions survived for just one film - this one - it is no wonder why.

Stifled by a convoluted plot and a haphazardly written script, the viewer is continually left confused by various events which are put together in an alarmingly thoughtless fashion.

Even Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing look unsettled by what is going on around them. It is far from easy viewing and the end doesn't come quick enough.

This could easily be voted as the worst of the horror duo's collaborations!


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