The Terror (1938 film)

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The Terror
The Terror FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Richard Bird
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft (producer)
Written by William Freshman (adaptation)
Edgar Wallace (play)
Starring Wilfrid Lawson
Bernard Lee
Arthur Wontner
Linden Travers
Henry Oscar
Iris Hoey
Music by Marr Mackie
Cinematography Walter J. Harvey
Edited by Lionel Tomlinson
Release dates
May 1938
Running time
73 minutes (UK)
70 minutes (USA)
Country UK
Language English

The Terror is a 1938 British crime film directed by Richard Bird and starring Wilfrid Lawson, Linden Travers and Bernard Lee.[1] It was based on a play by Edgar Wallace.[2]

The film is also known as Edgar Wallace's The Terror (UK complete title).

Plot summary[edit]

A group of criminals carry out a daring robbery of an armoured van. Two of the criminals are betrayed by the mastermind of the operation. After ten years in prison they come out and search for the man behind the crimes who betrayed them. But the police are on their tail also wanting to find out who was behind the robbery.

Differences from play[edit]




  1. ^ "The Terror". BFI. 
  2. ^ "The Terror (1938)". IMDb. 1 May 1938. 

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