Circus of Fear

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  • Horror films
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Rarely seen shocker, released in the US as Psycho-Circus. Genn plays a dogged, elderly detective investigating an armoured truck robbery. All the evidence points to a local circus, but other suspects include a masked lion tamer (Lee), a jittery knife thrower (Kaufmann) and various other clowns. Worse, the corpses are beginning to stack up. The film-makers never seem quite sure whether they're making a thriller or a horror pic. No wonder Genn looks so confused.

Release details

Duration: 83 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Moxey
Screenwriter: Harry Alan Towers
Cast: Leo Genn
Christopher Lee
Anthony Newlands
Klaus Kinski
Suzy Kendall
Cecil Parker
Victor Maddern
Maurice Kauffmann
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