The Glass Cage – 1955
A Hammer production released by Exclusive Films (UK) and Lippert Films (USA)
Copyright MCMLIV by Exclusive Films Ltd.
RCA Sound Recording
Produced at Bray Studios
Black & White 59 minutes
Sapolio is the star of a funfair act called “The Starving Man”. His agent ‘Pel’ Pelham, arranges a new engagement for him and fixes a party to celebrate. But, as the guests gather, a murder is being committed in the flat upstairs. While the police investigate, Sapolio, who has now started his act, is tempted into eating a piece of poisoned ham fat!!!
Honor Blackman became famous for her roles as Cathy Gale in ABC TV’s “The Avengers” and as Pussy Galore in the James Bond film “Goldfinger” (1964). She also worked for Hammer in the featurette “Danger List” (1957) and in “To the Devil a Daughter” (1976).
Actress Tonia Bern was married to British world speed breaker Donald Malcolm Campbell until his death in 1967.
Uncredited here, Dandy Nichols went on to star as Alf Garnet’s long suffering wife, Else (silly old moo), in BBC TV’s comedy “Till Death us do Part”.
Details were complied viewing the actual film.
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection