The Hand/The Ambush Of Leopard Street DVD

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The HandHenry Cass directed this 1960 support film. Three British soldiers are captured in Burma and incarcerated in a Japanese POW; Corporal George Adams (Bryan Coleman), Private Mike Brodie (Reed De Rouen) and Captain Roberts (Derek Bond). Brodie and Adams are interrogated by the exasperated Japanese officer, who severs their right hands when they refuse to talk. The Ambush of Leopard StreetYears later in London, Inspector Munyard (Ronald Leigh-Hunt) investigates the murder of a drunk who claims to have sold his amputated hand for 500. Scotland Yard begins searching... for the killer behind a series of gruesome murders. Made in 1962 this Luckwell production tells the story of an armed holdup in London. A retired thief forms a gang for one last job, heisting a diamond shipment. It's got good period locations and a British cast that make this an enjoyable British B film. [show more]

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Released
11 February 2013
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
Renown 
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Runtime
119 minutes 
Features
PAL 
Barcode
5060172960941 
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Double bill of British crime dramas from the early 1960s. In 'The Hand' (1960) three British troops - Corporal George Adams (Bryan Coleman), Private Mike Brodie (Reed De Rouen) and Captain Roberts (Derek Bond) - are captured during World War II and tortured by the Japanese. When Adams and Brodie refuse to give up information, their right hands are cut off as punishment. Years later a murder takes place in London and as Inspector Munyard (Ronald Leigh-Hunt) investigates he discovers that the victim is missing a hand... In 'The Ambush of Leopard Street' (1962) a London crook puts a gang together in order to carry out a final heist before retiring for good. The armed thiefs prepare for a hold-up as they target a shipment of diamonds.

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play Double bill of British crime dramas from the early 1960s In &39;The Hand&39; (1960) three British troops - Corporal George Adams (Bryan Coleman) Private Mike Brodie (Reed De Rouen) and Captain Roberts (Derek Bond) - are captured during World War II and tortured by the Japanese When Adams and Brodie refuse to give up information their right hands are cut off as punishment Years later a murder takes place in London and as Inspector Munyard (Ronald Leigh-Hunt) investigates he discovers that the victim is missing a hand In &39;The Ambush of Leopard Street&39; (1962) a London crook puts a gang together in order to carry out a final heist before retiring for good The armed thiefs prepare for a hold-up as they target a shipment of diamonds Actors Bryan Coleman Reed De Rouen Derek Bond Ronald Leigh-Hunt James KenneyDirectors Henry Cass J Henry PipernoProducers Bill Luckwell Jock MacGregorNumber of discs 1