Rent The Best of Classic British TV Crime Series (1962)

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Rent The Best of Classic British TV Crime Series (aka Saber of London / Man from Interpol / Tales of Edgar Wallace / Scotland Yard) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
Saber of London
Strong Man Out (1958)
In an audacious daylight robbery an £8000 payroll is stolen from the Diamond Manufacturing Company. When notes taken from the heist begin to appear in circulation and two of the alleged robbers turn up dead Saber must act quickly before anyone else is murdered.
The Penny Black (1959)
An argument over a priceless stamp turns to murder when a stamp dealer is found dead in his office. A rival collector is accused of the crime and the theft of the rare stamp but when he arrives at Saber's office asking for help to clear his name, Saber must determine if he is helping an innocent man or being played for a fool.
Man From Interpol
The Big Racket (1960)
When a false passport bearing the name of a missing down-and-out is confiscated at an international airport, Interpol agent Anthony Smith is called in to solve the mystery. Smith soon discovers that this is not the first jet-setting homeless man to have gone missing, and there has in fact been a spate of men disappearing from a local halfway house. In order the infiltrate the gang of counterfeiters, Smith disguises himself and takes up residence at the home but he is playing a dangerous game by using himself as bait.
Escape Route (1960)
Henry Roper is a well respected banker with an impeccable employment record, or at least he was until he decided to steal £100,000 and flee the country for a new life on a tropical island in the South Seas. Hot on his trail is agent Anthony Smith who must bring both the money and Roper back to London.
Tales of Edgar Wallace
Death Trap (1962)
Following the mysterious death of her sister, Carol Halston decides to do some detective work on her own and her investigation leads her to the offices of financial advisor Paul Heindrick. According to a letter from her sister, Heindrick had invested £7,000 of Ms Halston's money just before her apparent suicide, yet he claims she never delivered the money and he knows nothing about it. A disgruntled ex-employee, an ambitious and greedy step-son and a nosey secretary are all determined to discover the whereabouts of the missing money - if they can live to enjoy it!
Scotland Yard
The Missing Man (1960)
Upon their arrival in London a retired vicar and his wife are disturbed to find that their son Gerald Neil, who they had planned to visit, has without notice sold up all his belongings and gone to live in Paris. Eager for news and an explanation the two send word to Paris and when no reply is received for several weeks Reverend Neil decides to travel to Paris and find his son. The search proves fruitless and when Scotland Yard exhaust every avenue of enquiry Mr Gerald Neil is filed away under "Missing Person" seemingly having vanished into thin air. A few days later the reverend's wife is woken in the middle of the night by a vision of her son's murder - can the grisly dream provide the key to finding her son?
The Blazing Caravan (960)
A perfect murder requires the culprit to escape detection and capture, a complicated task when the full force of Scotland Yard is determined to bring you to justice. Arthur Cox has just won £30,000 on the football pools but his luck comes to a very sudden and sinister end when George Buxton decides to murder him and steal his identity and winnings. Buxton is no fool, planning the murder and his escape down to the very last detail but to accomplish the perfect murder requires nerves of steal and a little bit of luck.
Actors:
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Directors:
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Producers:
Jack Greenwood
Writers:
Anthony Smith, Eldon Howard, Stanley Miller, John Roddick, Edgar Wallace
Aka:
Saber of London / Man from Interpol / Tales of Edgar Wallace / Scotland Yard
Studio:
Pegasus
Genres:
British TV, TV Classics, TV Crimes, TV Dramas, TV Thrillers
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
23/11/2009
Run Time:
215 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
B & W
Bonus:
  • Titles from the Classic British Cinema Series
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
1. Strong Man Out
2. The Big Racket
3. The Penny Plack
4. Escape Route
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
5. Death Trap
6. The Missing Man
7. The Blazing Caravan

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