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Raw Meat (1972)

Death Line (original title)
There's something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there Scotland ... See full summary »

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Detective Sergeant Rogers
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June Turner ...
The 'Woman'
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Inspector Richardson
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James Manfred, OBE
Heather Stoney ...
W.P.C. Alice Marshall
Hugh Dickson ...
Dr. Bacon
Jack Woolgar ...
Platform Inspector
Ron Pember ...
Lift Operator
Colin McCormack ...
Police Constable 1
Gary Winkler ...
Police Constable 2
James Culliford ...
Publican
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There's something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there Scotland Yard start to take the matter seriously. Helping them are a young couple who get nearer to the horrors underground than they would wish. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Land of the Hungry Dead! See more »

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14 September 1973 (USA)  »

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Raw Meat  »

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Entertainment Weekly ranked this Number 14 on their "Guilty Pleasures: Testosterone Edition" list in their March 30, 2007 issue. See more »

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At Russell Square Station there is a platform sign saying, "Way Out and District Line". The District line goes nowhere near Russell Square. See more »

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Inspector Calhoun: A grocer from Kilburn is automatically a missing person...
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References Ironside (1967) See more »

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70's British Horror Gem
14 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

I think that 'Death line' is one of the unsung classics of british horror films in the 70's.(I cant believe that it only rates 4.9 out of 10 here). Pleasence is on top from; he's like Oldman - complete screen prescence, always watchable. Even if he is O.T.T! The subterranian scenes in the Tube tunnels are great, including for me, one of the best tracking shots in any movie; the strung up victims and the dead in bunk-beds. It has dark humour and a lovely use of London. It is a 'London Film'. The opening credit sequence in Soho an example.


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