DEATH LINE

DEATH LINE

(1972 Horror)




I rather liked DEATH LINE. The idea of my playing an eccentric detective who can't solve
the mystery of all these bodies in the English subway was a different turn for me...


---Donald Pleasence



ALTERNATE TITLES:

NON PRENDETE QUEL METRO' (Italian title)
RAW MEAT (US title)



CAST AND CREW:

DONALD PLEASENCE (Inspector Calhoun)
NORMAN ROSSINGTON (Detective Sergeant Rogers)
DAVID LADD (Alex Campbell)
SHARON GURNEY (Patricia Wilson)
HUGH ARMSTRONG (The "Man")
CHRISTOPHER LEE (Stratton-Villers M.I. 5)
JANE TURNER (The "Woman")
CLIVE SWIFT (Inspector Richardson)
JAMES COSSINS (James Manfred O.B.E.)
HEATHER STONEY (D.C.W. Alice Marshall)

Directed by GARY SHERMAN
Written by CERI JONES
(Based on a story by GARY SHERMAN)
Produced by PAUL MASLANSKY



SYNOPSIS:

A mad cannibal, whose descendants were buried alive while building a subway tunnel, feasts on unsuspecting London tube passengers.



PLEASENCE CHARACTER:

Pleasence plays Inspector Calhoun---a cranky police inspector investigating the disappearance of one of the passengers.



PORTRAITS AND STILLS:

  • DONALD PLEASENCE AS INSPECTOR CALHOUN
  • PLEASENCE HAVING A DRINK OF WINE
  • PLEASENCE AWAKEN BY A LATE NIGHT TELEPHONE CALL
  • NORMAN ROSSINGTON AND PLEASENCE
  • ROSSINGTON AND PLEASENCE AT A PUB
    Photos courtesy of Tim Murphy



    REVIEWS:

  • DAVID C. HOLCOMB (WILD PICTURE web site)
  • GENE SISKEL (The Chicago Tribune)

    External Link



    MISCELLANEOUS:

  • DONALD PLEASENCE BIOGRAPHY FROM RAW MEAT PRESSBOOK



    VIDEO/LASER DISC/DVD AVAILABILITY:

    NTSC VIDEO TO BUY---LUMINOUS FILM & VIDEO WURKS
    PAL VIDEO TO BUY---BLACK STAR



    STAR LINKS:

  • THE OFFICIAL CHRISTOPHER LEE WEB



    DIRECTOR LINKS:

  • DADOOMP: THE GARY SHERMAN WEB SITE



    FILM LINKS:

  • INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE







    Photos 1972 K.L. PRODUCTIONS LTD. / AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL PICTURES. All Rights Reserved.

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