Circus of Fear [Psycho-Circus, Circus of Terror]

London: Circus of Terror (Films) Ltd., 1965. Revised British Shooting script for the 1966 UK film "Circus of Fear," here under its original title "Circus of Terror," with "TERROR" crossed through and replaced with "FEAR." Re-titled "Psycho-Circus" for the US release. A few notations in holograph pencil on the cast page.

Based on Edgar Wallace's 1929 novel, "The Three Just Men," the story follows a Scotland Yard investigation of a series of deaths plaguing a traveling circus and an armored car robbery. Suspects include a disfigured lion tamer (Lee), a vengeful ringmaster, a knife-thrower, and a blackmailing dwarf called Mr. Big.

A German version, "Das Ratsel des silbernen Dreieck," was shot simultaneously by director Werner Jacobs. Klaus Kinski plays a minor role as a robber in both versions.

Shot on location in England.

Tan titled wrappers Title page present, noted as REVISED SHOOTING SCRIPT, dated 1st December 1965, with credits for screenwriter Welbeck. 106 leaves, mechanically reproduced. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound internally with two gold brads.

Blue Underground. Weldon 1983.


[Book #128260]

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