1955 BBFC Cert. “U”

Break in the Circle

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…

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Production Details

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

Filming Began: 31st May 1954
UK Release: 28th February 1955

Bray Studios, Down Place, Oakley Green, Berkshire

Polperro, Cornwall
Hamburg, Germany

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Cast & Crew

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Original Poster
Break in the Circle 1955

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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)

Triumph TR2

Hammer Graveyard features the Triumph TR2 used in the film

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