Grip of the Strangler

Date: 1958
Director: Robert Day
Production Company: Amalgamated Productions

Stars: Boris Karloff, Jean Kent, Elizabeth Allan, Anthony Dawson
Location(s): London, Surrey

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A writer researching a notorious serial killer who was hanged twenty years earlier seemingly becomes possessed by the long dead strangler.

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Also known as ‘The Haunted Strangler’ (US Title)


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Only three locations feature in this film and this looks like a second unit shot.

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The house of researcher James Rankin.

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After he escapes from an asylum, warders and dogs track James Rankin in his guise as Dr. Tennant. Is the bridge in the background crossing the Thames?