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Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror (1938)

Not Rated | | Crime, Thriller | 23 January 1951 (USA)
Sexton Blake and Tinker foil criminal plot connected with the Tongs, and master-minded by "famous stamp collector" and millionaire.

Director:

George King

Writers:

Pierre Quiroule (story "The Mystery of Caversham Square"), A.R. Rawlinson
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Complete credited cast:
George Curzon George Curzon ... Sexton Blake
Tod Slaughter Tod Slaughter ... Michael Larron
Greta Gynt ... Madamoiselle Julie
Tony Sympson Tony Sympson ... Tinker
Charles Oliver ... Max Fleming
Marie Wright Marie Wright ... Mrs. Bardell
David Farrar ... Granite Grant
Norman Pierce Norman Pierce ... Inspector Bramley
H.B. Hallam H.B. Hallam ... Monsieur Bertrand
Billy Watts Billy Watts ... Paul Duvall
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Sexton Blake and Tinker foil criminal plot connected with the Tongs, and master-minded by "famous stamp collector" and millionaire.

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Genres:

Crime | Thriller

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Trivia

David Farrar (Granite Grant) would later portray Sexton Blake in Meet Sexton Blake! (1945) and The Echo Murders (1945). See more »

Connections

Follows Sexton Blake and the Bearded Doctor (1935) See more »

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Rambler Roses
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Music by Jack Beaver and Bretton Byrd
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Great Slaughter film with a twist of suspense and humor!
5 April 2004 | by niels-4See all my reviews

Tod Slaughter makes this film great fun to watch. If you ever want to see a Slaughter film out of curiousity of whom this forgotten horror actor is, well...this is one to see. SEXTON BLAKE AND THE HODDED TERROR is made on a low budget, but pulls off with both class and suspense. The actors takes their assignment serious and a variety of scenes makes it fast paced and exciting. The leading lady is Greta Gynt who also played against Bela Lugosi in DARK EYES OF LONDON. This time she is menaced by Slaughter and entrapped in his house of horrors where there is plenty to enjoy for horror fans. Perhaps the film uses too much time to establish the story, but once it gets going there are plenty to enjoy. Some people compare simularities between Bela Lugosi and Tod Slaughter. If there are any, it must be in their enthusiasm and "over the top" performance in low budget horror films. But in many ways that saves the show. Have fun with this "gem" from British cinema and lets hope it will be available restored on dvd asap.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hooded Terror See more »

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Mono (RCA Photophone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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