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The Glass Cage (1955)

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US 1 sheet poster

US 1 sheet poster image courtesy Robert Simps

Also known as:

The Glass Tomb (USA)


Status: In Release

Category: Film

Genre: Thriller

Country of origin: UK

Language: English

Running time: 59 mins

Directed by: Montgomery Tully

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Pel Pelham, struggling showman, has seen his best friend murdered and his latest variety act fatally poisoned. When his wife and son are viciously threatened Pel is determined to find the perpetrators and bring them to justice. Set against the background of the circus and its personalities, this is a story involving blackmail, drug running and death.


Pel (John Ireland) entices the crowds Bella (Valerie Vernon) shows off her tattoos at the Sopolio party Stanton (Geoffrey Keen) confronts Rorke (Sydney Tafler)


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25 Jan 2012, 12:22am

Cast includes Hammer vets Honor Blackman (TO THE DEVIL...A DAUGHTER) and Geoffrey Keene (TASTE THE BLOOD OF DRACULA), both known for their prominent roles in the James Bond series. Down in the cast list is Ferdy Mayne, unforgettable as Count Von Krolock in Roman Polanski's brilliant comic tribute to Hammer, DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES/THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS.