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Kill Her Gently (1957)

Approved | | Thriller | October 1958 (USA)
Two convicts who have just escaped from prison are picked up by a motorist. He recognizes the men from descriptions given of them on the radio, but instead of turning them over to the ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Saunders

Writer:

Paul Erickson
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Cast

Cast overview:
Marc Lawrence ... Connors
George Mikell George Mikell ... Sven
Griffith Jones ... Jeff Martin
John Gayford John Gayford ... Truck Driver
Roger Avon Roger Avon ... Constable Brown
Maureen Connell ... Kay Martin
Shay Gorman Shay Gorman ... Doctor Landers
Marianne Brauns Marianne Brauns ... Raina
Frank Hawkins Frank Hawkins ... Inspector Raglan
Patrick Connor Patrick Connor ... Detective Sgt. Thompson
Jonathan Meddings Jonathan Meddings ... Bank Clerk
Peter Stephens Peter Stephens ... Bank Manager
Susan Neill Susan Neill ... Barmaid
David Lawton David Lawton ... Slade
Elaine Wells Elaine Wells ... Mrs. Douglas
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Two convicts who have just escaped from prison are picked up by a motorist. He recognizes the men from descriptions given of them on the radio, but instead of turning them over to the police, he proposes to hire them to murder his wife. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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"She's the only wife I have, so...KILL HER Gently!"

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Thriller

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Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious, any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

Quotes

William Connors: You don't have the guts, kid. You never did have.
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Good film noir
11 July 2015 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

The makers of this film clearly wanted to cast this film so that they could get distribution both in America and Europe.What else can explain the the strange casting of the convicts.Nevertheless this is quite a reasonable British film noir,with plenty of bodies scattered around.Though you have to get through one major implausibility.The police blockade not looking to see the 2 passengers in the car with Griffiths Jones.Jones depiction of his growing insanity seems to depend on him being lathered in sweat and his eyes becoming rather more prominent.One would have thought that his rather strange behaviour would have given a clue to people.As usual the police only get there in the end to mop up the pieces.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1958 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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