DirectorSidney J. Furie WriterSidney J. Furie ScreenplaySidney J. Furie CountryUnited States
Release date1959 (1959) CastAlan Crofoot (Milt), Madeline Kronby (Debbie), Anthony Ray (Charlie), Ronald Taylor (Pete) Related Sidney J. Furie moviesSidney J Furie directed A Cool Sound from Hell and A Dangerous Age, Sidney J Furie directed A Cool Sound from Hell and The Ipcress File, Sidney J Furie directed A Cool Sound from Hell and Partners in Action, Sidney J Furie directed A Cool Sound from Hell and The Collectors, Sidney J Furie directed A Cool Sound from Hell and Cord
TaglineAll night parties with jazz and dope bring... A Cool Sound from Hell
A Cool Sound from Hell is a 1959 Canadian film directed by Sidney J. Furie.
Despite having been filmed in Toronto, the film was released theatrically only in England, and never screened in North America. The film was later thought to have been lost, but was eventually located in British Film Institute archives and finally had its North American premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
Furie second film, A Cool Sound from Hell is about a young man (Anthony Ray) who becomes disillusioned with the beat crowd he hangs with when they become involved with drugs. The soundtrack was provided by jazz great Phil Nimmons. Shortly after making this film Furie left for England where his career took off in 1961 with The Young Ones starring Cliff Richard.