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Genre  Crime, Mystery
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Country  UK
5.8/10 IMDb

Director  Richard Bird
Music director  Marr Mackie
Language  English
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Writer  William Freshman, Edgar Wallace
Release date  May 1938
Story by  Edgar Wallace, William Freshman
Cast  Wilfred Lawson (Mr. Goodman), Bernard Lee (Ferry Fane), Alastair Sim ('Soapy' Marx), Arthur Wontner (col.), Linden Travers (Mary Redmayne), Henry Oscar (Joe Conner)
Similar movies  Edgar Wallace wrote the story for The Terror and The Gaunt Stranger
Tagline  A criminal mastermind betrayed them and now they're out for revenge

The Terror is a 1938 British crime film directed by Richard Bird and starring Wilfrid Lawson, Linden Travers and Bernard Lee. It was based on a play by Edgar Wallace.

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The film is also known as Edgar Wallace's The Terror (UK complete title).

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Plot summary

A group of criminals carry out a daring robbery of an armoured van. Two of the criminals are betrayed by the mastermind of the operation. After ten years in prison they come out and search for the man behind the crimes who betrayed them. But the police are on their tail also wanting to find out who was behind the robbery.

Cast

  • Wilfrid Lawson as Mr. Goodman
  • Bernard Lee as Ferdy Fane
  • Arthur Wontner as Col. Redmayne
  • Linden Travers as Mary Redmayne
  • Henry Oscar as Joe Connor
  • Iris Hoey as Mrs. Elvery
  • Stanley Lathbury as Hawkins, the Butler
  • Lesley Wareing as Veronica Elvery
  • Alastair Sim as "Soapy" Marx
  • John Turnbull as Superintendent Hallick
  • Richard Murdoch as Detective Lewis
  • Edward Lexy as Inspector Dobie
  • Kathleen Harrison as Gladys, the Maid
  • Irene Handl as Kitchen Maid
  • References

    The Terror (1938 film) Wikipedia
    The Terror (1938 film) IMDbThe Terror (1938 film) LetterboxdThe Terror (1938 film) themoviedb.org


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