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Don't Talk to Strange Men (1962)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | October 1962 (UK)
An innocent girl is "groomed" over the telephone, and nearly becomes the victim of the attacker only to put her younger sisters life in grave danger.

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Pat Jackson

Writers:

Gwen Cherrell (screenplay), Gwen Cherrell (from the original story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Christina Gregg Christina Gregg ... Jean
Janina Faye ... Ann
Cyril Raymond ... Mr. Painter
Gillian Lind ... Mrs. Painter
Conrad Phillips ... Ron
Dandy Nichols ... Molly
Gwen Nelson ... Mrs. Mason
Robin Hunter Robin Hunter ... A Young Man
Bernadette Woodman Bernadette Woodman ... A Girl
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An innocent girl is "groomed" over the telephone, and nearly becomes the victim of the attacker only to put her younger sisters life in grave danger.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1962 (UK) See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1.37 : 1
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The scene where the girls talk near the cinema is shot in Beaconsfield New Town, Bucks, on the opposite side of the same road where, in Brief Encounter, Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard talk outside the newsagents WH Smith's. Cyril Raymond is in both films. See more »

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Grooming sixties style
19 January 2016 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

I do not remember if I first saw this at the local cinema or on TV,however I have always remembered this because of the isolated phone box.I have just seen this on TV and I have to say that it manages to sustain a genuinely creepy atmosphere throughout.It never puts a foot wrong.For one thing we never get to see the face of the murderer which helps make him see even more sinister.Conrad Phillips,who recently died,was the only well known face in this,apart of course from Dandy Nicholls,just a few years away from fame on TV.Difficult to believe that such a giant of the cinema,Jack Cardiff was Director of Photography on what was essentially a B film.


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