36 Hours 1953

36 Hours - 1953

Alternative Title: Terror Street

A Hammer production released by Exclusive Films (UK) and Lippert Films (USA)
Copyright 1953 by Exclusive Films Ltd. 
All characters in this photoplay are fictitious and bear no resemblance to any real person, living or dead 
RCA Sound System

Black & White 80 mins



An American pilot AWOL from the states is framed for his wife's murder and has just 36 hours to prove his innocence.

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Director of Photography Walter Harvey Bsc
Art Director J. Elder Wills
Editor James Needs
Recordist Bill Slater
Camera Operator Leonard Harris
Assistant DirectorJimmy Sangster
Production Manager John (Pinky) Green
Continuity Renee Glynne
Make-up Philip Leakey
Hairdresser Nina Broe
Fur Models by Molly Fur Model
Shoes by Dolcis
Music Composed and Conducted by Ivor Slaney
Produced by Anthony Hinds
Directed by Montgomery Tully


Major Bill Rogers Dan Duryea
Katherine "Katie" Rogers Elsie Albin
Sister Jenny Miller Ann Gudrun
Slossen, the smuggler Eric Polhmann
Orville Hart John Chandos
Henry Slosson Kenneth Griffith
Harry Cross, desk clerk Harold Lang
Soup kitchen supervisor Jane Carr
The Inspector Michael Golden
Pam Palmer Marianne Stone


Character actor Eric Polehmann went on to provide the voice for Ernst Stavro Blofeld in  the James Bond films "From Russia with Love (1963) and "Thunderball (1965)". He also appeared in 5 other Hammer films - "The Gambler and the Lady (1952)", "Blood Orange (1952)","Break in the Circle (1955)", "The Glass Cage (1955)" and "Further Up the Creek (1958)"

Details were complied viewing the actual film. 
Source of viewing copy - The Hammer Graveyard Collection