The First Ever release of these crime noir dramas as a special edition double bill.
The Hangmen Waits (1947) This 1947 semi-documentary style featurette shot around the News of the World press, is a story of grisly murders by a cinema organist. A fascinating film produced by Five Star Films using the mediums of the Press and the cinema. Good historic scenes of the News of the World Printing Plant and Victoria Station.
The Gentle Trap (1960) A 1960 Butchers production about safe cracker Johnny Rvan (Spencer Teakle) who after robbing a jewellers, is himself robbed by a rival gang headed by Ricky Barnes(Martin Benson). Barnes has also pinched Ryan's girlfriend and she in turn has set Ryan up. However, Ricky's dumb henchmen miss the diamonds on Ryan. With this £60,000 booty, he acquires some refuge at a nightclub in the company of two sisters; the kindly Jean (Felicity Young) and deceitful Mary (Dorinaa Stevens).