Circus of Fear

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Circus of Fear
Circus of Fear FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by John Llewellyn Moxey
Produced by Harry Alan Towers
Written by Harry Alan Towers
Edgar Wallace
Starring Christopher Lee
Cinematography Ernest Steward
Edited by John Trumper
Circus Films, Proudweeks
Distributed by Warner-Pathé Distributors (UK)
American International Pictures (US)
Release dates 29 April 1966 (W. Germany)
November 1967 (UK)
Running time 90 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Circus of Fear (German: Das Rätsel des silbernen Dreieck, or Circus of Terror) is a 1966 Anglo-German international co-production thriller film starring Christopher Lee, Suzy Kendall, Cecil Parker and Victor Maddern.[1] The U.S. title was Psycho-Circus. It was based on a novel by Edgar Wallace.


When an armoured car is robbed, one of the gang hides the money in a circus. The police begin investigating when people are found murdered by throwing knives.


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  1. ^ "New York Times: Circus of Fear". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 

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