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Four-disc set includes: Murder In The Red Barn (1935)English film actor Tod Slaughter appears in this adaptation of a popular stage melodrama, based on true events. A virtuous housemaid must defend herself from the lecherous advances of her evil employer, the local squire, until events lead to murder. Eric Portman, Sophie Stewart, D.J. Williams also star. 67 min. BW/Rtg: NR Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (1936)Decades before the Broadway musical, British horror king Tod Slaughter starred as the razor-wielding Sweeney Todd. This dramatic rendition of the British folk tale may not have songs, but there are plenty of chills as Tod(d) knocks off client after client! Stella Rho, Bruce Seton, Eve Lister also star. 68 min. BW/Rtg: NR The Crimes Of Stephen Hawke (1936)Horror master Tod Slaughter is Stephen Hawke, the king's moneylender, a fiend known as "the Spinebreaker" for the occasional rack of delinquent customer he serves up in his dungeon. And, they have to give back the toaster. Dusty, lurid camp thrills! Co-stars Marjorie Taylor, D.J. Williams, Eric Portman. 65 min. BW/Rtg: NR It's Never Too Late To Mend (1937)A big, showy melodrama from "The Horror Man of Europe," Tod Slaughter. A rebuffed older suitor for a pretty maiden dispatches his rival by sending him to the prison he administers and delegates a brutal routine of torture. With Jack Livesey, Marjorie Taylor, Ian Colin, Lawrence Hanray; based on the novel by Charles Read. 67 min. BW/Rtg: NR The Ticket Of Leave Man (1937)British crime thriller stars Tod Slaughter as "The Tiger," a ruthless criminal mastermind who baffles the police at every turn, only to be undone by a beautiful woman. Robert Adair, Marjorie Taylor, John Warwick also star. 71 min. BW/Rtg: NR The Face At The Window (1939)In 1880s Paris, scheming aristocrat Chevalier Lucio del Gardo (Tod Slaughter) frames young bank clerk Lucien (John Warwick) for a series of murders so he can romance Lucien's fiancée (Marjorie Taylor). Now, Lucien must prove his innocence by tracking down the real culprit-a gruesome figure with a deformed visage. Suspense-filled British melodrama co-stars Wallace Evennett, Aubrey Mallalieu, Robert Adair. 64 min. BW/Rtg: NR Crimes At The Dark House (1940)Based on Wilkie Collins' "The Woman in White," this atmospheric chiller stars Tod Slaughter as an insidious con artist who murders a nobleman and assumes his identity and, upon learning his victim was broke, hatches a scheme to marry-then murder-a wealthy young woman. With Sylvia Marriott, Hilary Eaves, Geoffrey Wardwell. 68 min. BW/Rtg: NR Sexton Blake And The Hooded Terror (1970)The hero of hundreds of mystery stories since his debut in 1893, London-based "gentleman detective" Sexton Blake (George Curzon) tries to bring down an international crime ring known as "the Hooded Terror" and the gang's leader, "the Snake." Will his victory come at the cost of a young woman's life? Tod Slaughter, Greta Gynt also star. 69 min. BW/Rtg: NR Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes; image gallery; more Region Free
Four-disc set includes: Murder In The Red Barn (1935)English film actor Tod Slaughter appears in this adaptation of a popular stage melodrama, based on true events. A virtuous housemaid must defend herself from the lecherous advances of her evil employer, the local squire, until events lead to murder. Eric Portman, Sophie Stewart, D.J. Williams also star. 67 min. BW/Rtg: NR Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (1936)Decades before the Broadway musical, British horror king Tod Slaughter starred as the razor-wielding Sweeney Todd. This dramatic rendition of the British folk tale may not have songs, but there are plenty of chills as Tod(d) knocks off client after client! Stella Rho, Bruce Seton, Eve Lister also star. 68 min. BW/Rtg: NR The Crimes Of Stephen Hawke (1936)Horror master Tod Slaughter is Stephen Hawke, the king's moneylender, a fiend known as "the Spinebreaker" for the occasional rack of delinquent customer he serves up in his dungeon. And, they have to give back the toaster. Dusty, lurid camp thrills! Co-stars Marjorie Taylor, D.J. Williams, Eric Portman. 65 min. BW/Rtg: NR It's Never Too Late To Mend (1937)A big, showy melodrama from "The Horror Man of Europe," Tod Slaughter. A rebuffed older suitor for a pretty maiden dispatches his rival by sending him to the prison he administers and delegates a brutal routine of torture. With Jack Livesey, Marjorie Taylor, Ian Colin, Lawrence Hanray; based on the novel by Charles Read. 67 min. BW/Rtg: NR The Ticket Of Leave Man (1937)British crime thriller stars Tod Slaughter as "The Tiger," a ruthless criminal mastermind who baffles the police at every turn, only to be undone by a beautiful woman. Robert Adair, Marjorie Taylor, John Warwick also star. 71 min. BW/Rtg: NR The Face At The Window (1939)In 1880s Paris, scheming aristocrat Chevalier Lucio del Gardo (Tod Slaughter) frames young bank clerk Lucien (John Warwick) for a series of murders so he can romance Lucien's fiancée (Marjorie Taylor). Now, Lucien must prove his innocence by tracking down the real culprit-a gruesome figure with a deformed visage. Suspense-filled British melodrama co-stars Wallace Evennett, Aubrey Mallalieu, Robert Adair. 64 min. BW/Rtg: NR Crimes At The Dark House (1940)Based on Wilkie Collins' "The Woman in White," this atmospheric chiller stars Tod Slaughter as an insidious con artist who murders a nobleman and assumes his identity and, upon learning his victim was broke, hatches a scheme to marry-then murder-a wealthy young woman. With Sylvia Marriott, Hilary Eaves, Geoffrey Wardwell. 68 min. BW/Rtg: NR Sexton Blake And The Hooded Terror (1970)The hero of hundreds of mystery stories since his debut in 1893, London-based "gentleman detective" Sexton Blake (George Curzon) tries to bring down an international crime ring known as "the Hooded Terror" and the gang's leader, "the Snake." Will his victory come at the cost of a young woman's life? Tod Slaughter, Greta Gynt also star. 69 min. BW/Rtg: NR Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes; image gallery; more Region Free
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Four-disc set includes: Murder In The Red Barn (1935)English film actor Tod Slaughter appears in this adaptation of a popular stage melodrama, based on true events. A virtuous housemaid must defend herself from the lecherous advances of her evil employer, the local squire, until events lead to murder. Eric Portman, Sophie Stewart, D.J. Williams also star. 67 min. BW/Rtg: NR Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (1936)Decades before the Broadway musical, British horror king Tod Slaughter starred as the razor-wielding Sweeney Todd. This dramatic rendition of the British folk tale may not have songs, but there are plenty of chills as Tod(d) knocks off client after client! Stella Rho, Bruce Seton, Eve Lister also star. 68 min. BW/Rtg: NR The Crimes Of Stephen Hawke (1936)Horror master Tod Slaughter is Stephen Hawke, the king's moneylender, a fiend known as "the Spinebreaker" for the occasional rack of delinquent customer he serves up in his dungeon. And, they have to give back the toaster. Dusty, lurid camp thrills! Co-stars Marjorie Taylor, D.J. Williams, Eric Portman. 65 min. BW/Rtg: NR It's Never Too Late To Mend (1937)A big, showy melodrama from "The Horror Man of Europe," Tod Slaughter. A rebuffed older suitor for a pretty maiden dispatches his rival by sending him to the prison he administers and delegates a brutal routine of torture. With Jack Livesey, Marjorie Taylor, Ian Colin, Lawrence Hanray; based on the novel by Charles Read. 67 min. BW/Rtg: NR The Ticket Of Leave Man (1937)British crime thriller stars Tod Slaughter as "The Tiger," a ruthless criminal mastermind who baffles the police at every turn, only to be undone by a beautiful woman. Robert Adair, Marjorie Taylor, John Warwick also star. 71 min. BW/Rtg: NR The Face At The Window (1939)In 1880s Paris, scheming aristocrat Chevalier Lucio del Gardo (Tod Slaughter) frames young bank clerk Lucien (John Warwick) for a series of murders so he can romance Lucien's fiancée (Marjorie Taylor). Now, Lucien must prove his innocence by tracking down the real culprit-a gruesome figure with a deformed visage. Suspense-filled British melodrama co-stars Wallace Evennett, Aubrey Mallalieu, Robert Adair. 64 min. BW/Rtg: NR Crimes At The Dark House (1940)Based on Wilkie Collins' "The Woman in White," this atmospheric chiller stars Tod Slaughter as an insidious con artist who murders a nobleman and assumes his identity and, upon learning his victim was broke, hatches a scheme to marry-then murder-a wealthy young woman. With Sylvia Marriott, Hilary Eaves, Geoffrey Wardwell. 68 min. BW/Rtg: NR Sexton Blake And The Hooded Terror (1970)The hero of hundreds of mystery stories since his debut in 1893, London-based "gentleman detective" Sexton Blake (George Curzon) tries to bring down an international crime ring known as "the Hooded Terror" and the gang's leader, "the Snake." Will his victory come at the cost of a young woman's life? Tod Slaughter, Greta Gynt also star. 69 min. BW/Rtg: NR Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes; image gallery; more Region Free
        
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