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The Stranglers Of Bombay (1960)
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05.21.09

The Stranglers Of Bombay (1960) In the 1820s, in Indian, the British East India Company territory is menaced by the unexplained disappearance of thousands of travelers each year. Captain Lewis, a company officer, unearths a fantastic religious cult - Thuggees - who worship Kali, Goddess of destruction; they murder their victims with a silk cloth, rob them and intern the bodies in mass graves. Lewis, after some inter-office politics, is put in charge of suppressing the Thuggees.

Movie Tagline:
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Title: Stranglers Of Bombay, The
Release Date: May , 1960
Runtime: 80 mins
Genre: Adventure
All Genres: Adventure, Horror
Languages: English
Country: UK
Colors: Black and White
Sound: Mono
IMDB Rating: 6.3
Buried.com Rating: 7.3 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With S

MPAA Rating: (Banned)

Director(s):
Terence Fisher

Cast:
Guy Rolfe ...Capt. Harry Lewis
Jan Holden ...Mary Lewis
Andrew Cruickshank ...Col. Henderson
George Pastell ...High Priest of Kali
Marne Maitland ...Patel Shari
Paul Stassino ...Lt. Silver
Allan Cuthbertson ...Capt. Christopher Connaught-Smith
Michael Nightingale ...Sidney Flood, company executive
John Harvey ...Burns, company executive
David Spenser ...Gopali Das
Tutte Lemkow ...Ram Das
Margaret Gordon ...Mrs. Dorothy Flood
Jack McNaughton ...Cpl. Roberts
Steven Scott ...Walters
Ewen Solon ...Camel Vendor
Roger Delgado ...Bundar
Marie Devereux ...Karim
Warren Mitchell ...Merchant

Producer(s):
Michael Carreras
Anthony Hinds
Kenneth Hyman
Anthony Nelson Keys

Writer(s):
David Zelag Goodman

Composer(s):
James Bernard

More Movie Taglines:
  • This is true! This is real! This actually happened!
  • Murder Cult Terror In Exotic Asia
  • In Strangloscope!
Movie Trivia:
  • Some authors have alleged the Guy Rolfe role at first was earmarked for Peter Cushing.
  • Some authors have alleged that Christopher Lee was going to play the George Pastell part.
  • All scenes shot in the marketplace/village were shot at Bray Studios on the revamped set that was constructed for Dracula (1958). Once this film ("Stranglers") was completed in 1959, the set was completely torn down. The sequences where 'Guy Rolfe''s character goes to meet Allan Cuthbertson's character, the capture of two of the thuggees in the process, and the caravan sequences were shot at the sand and gravel quarry in Gerrard's Cross, Buckinghamshire (England). The tiger hunt and the scene where Rolfe's character finds more grave sites was filmed at the Callow Hill Sandpits in Virginia Water, Egham in Surrey.
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