Tag Archives: Billie Whitelaw

Payroll (1961) Sidney Hayers, Michael Craig, Françoise Prévost, Billie Whitelaw, Crime, Drama

Payroll (Sidney Hayers, 1961)
A vicious gang of crooks plan to steal the wages of a local factory, but their carefully laid plans go wrong, when the factory employs an armoured van to carry the cash. The gang still go ahead with the robbery, but when the driver of the armoured van is killed in the raid, his wife plans revenge, and with the police closing in, the gang start to turn on each other.
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Twisted Nerve (1968) Roy Boulting, Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, Billie Whitelaw, Drama, Thriller

Twisted Nerve (Roy Boulting, 1968)
Martin is a troubled young man. With a mother who insists on treating him like a child, a stepfather who can’t wait to see the back of him, and a brother with Down’s Syndrome shut away in an institution, is it any wonder he retreats into an alternate personality – that of six-year-old Georgie? It is Georgie who befriends Susan Harper, but friendship soon turns into obsession. When Susan begins to distance herself, something inside Georgie snaps and he embarks on a killing spree, with Susan as the next target.
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