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Hell Is a City (1960)


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Mystery & Thriller, Crime
1h 38min
Age rating


Stanley Baker
Insp. Harry Martineau
John Crawford
Don Starling
Maxine Audley
Julia Martineau
Billie Whitelaw
Chloe Hawkins
Joseph Tomelty
Furnisher Steele
Vanda Godsell
Lucretia Luske
Lois Daine
Cecily Wainwright
John Harvey
Fingerprint Officer
Charles Houston
Clogger Roach
Joby Blanshard
Tawny Jakes
Peter Madden
Bert Darwin
Warren Mitchell
Commercial Traveller
Sarah Branch
Silver Steele
Russell Napier
Philip Bond
Headquarters PC
Richard Coleman
Detective in Station
John Comer
Plainclothes Police Driver


Set in Manchester, heartland of England's industrial north, Don Starling escapes from jail becoming England's most wanted man. Ruthless villain Starling together with his cronies engineered a robbery that resulted in the violent death of a young girl. Detective Inspector Martineau has been assigned to hunt him down and bring him in. From seedy barrooms, through gambling dens the trail leads to an explosive climax high on the rooftops of the city.

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