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Hell Is A City (1960)

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poster UK quad poster, courtesy of hammerhorr


Set in Manchester, heartland of England's industrial north, Don Starling escapes from jail becoming England's most wanted man. Ruthless villain Starling together with his cronies engineered a robbery that resulted in the violent death of a young girl. Detective Inspector Martineau has been assigned to hunt him down and bring him in. From seedy barrooms, through gambling dens the trail leads to an explosive climax high on the rooftops of the city.


Big E 70


29 Nov 2011, 11:46am

Being a Northern lad, I love seeing some of the location work on this - and it shows the best of this era's British crime stars in pretty much his best role in this style.