Directed by Michael Powell (1960)
by Evan Popplestone
What’s it about?
Carl Boehm plays Mark Lewis, a movie cameraman by day who moonlights as an erotic photographer working above a rather sleazy newsagent in London. He fills up the rest of his time with another use of his photographic skills: utilising a portable camera to film women’s fearful expressions as they die on the end of a sharp knife concealed in one of the feet of his tripod. When a prostitute becomes his latest victim he also starts filming the resultant police investigations.Read More