The Hypnotist

The Hypnotist

Montgomery Tully (1957)

85min
A Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Responsible for dozens of crime quickies in the Scotland Yard featurette series, the Irish-born director Montgomery Tully was one of the key figures in the British B-movie industry during the 1950s and 1960s. This is one of his better efforts, as psychiatrist Roland Culver attempts to frame disturbed test pilot Paul Carpenter for the murder of his wife. Culver does a nice line in evil manipulation and Patricia Roc is typically spirited as the girlfriend standing by her man. But poor old Carpenter could only have given a decent performance had he really been hypnotised.

Cast & Crew

Dr Francis Pelham Roland Culver
Mary Foster Patricia Roc
Val Neal Paul Carpenter
Inspector Rose William Hartnell
Susie Kay Callard
Barbara Barton Ellen Pollock
Sergeant Davies Gordon Needham
Dr Bradford Martin Wyldeck
Dr Kenyon Oliver Johnston
Mrs Neal Mary Jones
Psychiatrist John Serret
Director Montgomery Tully
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Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteTheatrical distributor: Anglo AmalgamatedAvailable on: DVD