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The Bank Holiday Horror Film

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Jack Palance , Burgess Meredith Beverly Adams , Peter Cushing star in Torture Garden
Five visitors to a carnival are dared by the sinister Dr Diabolo to enter his inner sanctum where he promises them a horrific glimpse of what the future has in store for them - if they permit the evil in their nature to rule their lives. This spine-chilling study of Gothic horror features a starstudded cast - as well as a special, spectral guest appearance by the ghost of Edgar Allan Poe.
Ronald Wyatt. ..........JACK PALANCE
Screenplay by ROBERT BLOCH based on his own stories Director FREDDIE FRANCIS
This Week's Films: page 15

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Palance
Unknown: Burgess Meredith
Unknown: Beverly Adams
Unknown: Peter Cushing
Unknown: Edgar Allan Poe.
Unknown: Ronald Wyatt.
Unknown: Jack Palance
Unknown: Robert Bloch
Director: Freddie Francis
Dr Diabolo: Burgess Meredith
Carla Hayes: Beverly Adams
Colin Williams: Michael Bryant
Leo: John Standing
Canning: Peter Cushing
Colin's Uncle: Maurice Denham
Paul: Robert Hutton
Dorothy Endicott: Barbara Ewing
Gordon Roberts: Michael Ripper
Charles: David Bauer
Millie: Nicole Shelby
Dr Heim: Bernard Kay
Storm: John Phillips
Nurse Parker: Catherine Finn
Constable: Michael Hawkins
Fairground barker: Timothy Bateson
Doctor: Niall McGinnis

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The Bank Holiday Horror Film

BBC Two England, 26 August 1974 22.25






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