Based on the novel by master of suspense Edgar Wallace, renowned horror actor Christopher Lee stars in Circus of Fear (PG TBC) also known as Psycho-Circus, offers a classic heist story with a chilling twist. Suzy Kendall, Klaus Kinski and Leo Genn star among a high-profile cast assembled by cult director John Llewellyn Moxey. The full-length version of Circus of Fear is featured here in a new digital transfer in its as-exhibited cinema aspect ratio. EDGAR WALLACE PRESENTS: CIRCUS OF FEAR will be available on DVD from 23 September, RRP £9.99, courtesy of Network.
Following an audacious bank robbery, Scotland Yard’s Inspector Elliott poses as a photographer to visit the nearby Barberini Circus, from which some of the stolen banknotes have come into circulation. The mystery deepens when the knifed body of one of the crooks turns up in a sack, and as the clues come fast and furious Inspector Elliott’s suspects include a hooded, disfigured lion-tamer, a demented knife-thrower, and a blackmailing dwarf named ‘Mr Big’.