The Frightened City

"A city terrorised by its own evil!"

The Frightened City is a 1961 gangster film. The story takes place in the West End of London and centers around an extortion racket. Burglar Paddy Damon is pulled into the extortion business at the bidding a local mobster named Harry Foucher. Paddy agrees because he feels a obligation to take care his buddy who was injured in a robbery. Things become complicated when Paddy becomes involved with the seductive girlfriend of another crime boss named Zhernikov. Sean Connery plays Paddy. Fans of Connery’s James Bond films will enjoy seeing their hero playing a second rate thief with moral scruples.

1961 | 1 hr 37 min | 6.2/10
Herbert Lom, John Gregson, Sean Connery, Alfred Marks
John Lemont
Produced By
Darryl F. Zanuck
The Frightened City
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Also directed by John Lemont

Also starring John Gregson

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