Cash on Demand – 1961
A Hammer film production released by Columbia Pictures
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MPAA Approved Certificate No. 19968
The characters and incidents portrayed and the name, used herein are fictitious and any similarity to the names characters or history of any person is entirely accidental and unintentional
RCA Sound Recording
Produced at Bray Studios, England
Black & White 73 mins
23rd December: Harry Fordyce is the aloof and autocratic manager of the Haversham branch of the City & Colonial Bank. Intensely disliked by his staff, he is nevertheless about to have to rely on their help when a bogus insurance representative turns out to be a bank robber, who threatens the lives of his wife and son if he does not do exactly as he is told…..
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This taut morality play, a twist on the Scrooge story, was one of Hammer’s most underrated films and did not find its way into the British cinema until 1963. It is based on a TV play called “The Gold Inside”.
Director Quentin Lawrence returned to Hammer in 1965 to make “The Secret of Blood Island”.
Details were complied viewing the actual film.
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection