The Terror (1938 film)
The Terror is a 1938 British crime film directed by Richard Bird and starring Wilfrid Lawson, Linden Travers and Bernard Lee. It was based on the 1927 play The Terror by Edgar Wallace which had previously been adapted as an American film The Terror in 1928.
|Directed by||Richard Bird|
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Written by||William Freshman|
|Based on||The Terror|
by Edgar Wallace
|Music by||Marr Mackie|
|Cinematography||Walter J. Harvey|
|Edited by||Lionel Tomlinson|
|Distributed by||Associated British Picture Corporation|
A group of criminals carry out a daring robbery of an armoured van. Two of the criminals are betrayed by the mastermind of the operation. After ten years in prison they come out and search for the man behind the crimes who betrayed them. But the police are on their tail also wanting to find out who was behind the robbery.
- Wilfrid Lawson as Mr. Goodman
- Bernard Lee as Ferdy Fane
- Arthur Wontner as Col. Redmayne
- Linden Travers as Mary Redmayne
- Henry Oscar as Joe Connor
- Iris Hoey as Mrs. Elvery
- Stanley Lathbury as Hawkins, the Butler
- Lesley Wareing as Veronica Elvery
- Alastair Sim as "Soapy" Marx
- John Turnbull as Superintendent Hallick
- Richard Murdoch as Detective Lewis
- Edward Lexy as Inspector Dobie
- Kathleen Harrison as Gladys, the Maid
- Irene Handl as Kitchen Maid
- "The Terror". BFI.
- Goble p.488
- Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.