Break in the Circle – 1955
A Hammer Film production released by Exclusive Films (UK) Twentieth Century-Fox (USA)
Copyright MCMLIV by Exclusive Films Ltd.
RCA Sound Recording
Produced at Bray Studios, England
Eastman Colour by Denham Laboratories 91 mins
Opening title:- “East-West German Frontier”; a Polish scientist escapes to West Germany. Then, Cornish smuggler Skip Morgan is hired to help him escape the communist agents pursuing him. But Morgan has more than just the communists to deal with – he also has to contend with the unwelcome attentions of Special Branch, at the same time trying to thwart the double-crossing ambitions of his employer, Baron Keller…
Director of Photography
Music Composed by
From the novel by
J. Elder Wills
H.C. Pearson and Ken Cameron
Dino di Campo
Walter Harvey, BSC
David King Wood
Forrest Tucker moved on to sci-fi/fantasy after this film, appearing in “The Trollenberg Terror” (1956), “The Abominable Snowman” (for Hammer, 1957) and “The Strange World of Planet X” (1957). Elderly actor Arnold Marle had already worked for Hammer in “The Glass Cage” (1954). He had more substantial roles for them as the Lhama in “The Abominable Snowman” (1957) and as Anton Diffring’s non-rejuvenating partner in “The Man Who Could Cheat Death” (1959).
Details were complied viewing the actual film.
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection