Frightened City, The

A FILM BY John Lemont


The 'protection racket' is rampant in London. The basic procedure for the crooks is to threaten shop-keepers and café proprietors with the destruction of their premises unless they pay a regular weekly sum of money for 'protection'. There are six main gangs who run the racket in London and one day it occurs to a certain crooked accountant, Waldo Zhernikov, to amalgamate all the gangs into one vast organization. He employs Harry Foulcher, one of the gang-leaders, to do this for him.

Genre: Crime, Mystery
Running Time: 97 mins.
Year: 1961


Herbert Lom
John Gregson
Sean Connery
John Lemont