The Silent Scream


A seemingly kind old pet shop owner, Mr. Blueck, played by the legendary Hammer actor Peter Cushing, offers ex-convict Chuck a job looking after his collection of exotic caged animals. Whilst Blueck is away on business Chuck notices a safe. Will Chuck be tempted to revert to his criminal ways ?


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Martin Blueck
Peter Cushing
Robin Browne
Chuck Spillers
Brian Cox
Terry Kinsella
Annie Spillers
Elaine Donnelly
Detective Inspector Aldridge
Anthony Carrick

Production Information

Transmission Date: 25th October 1980 (UK ITV)

Screenplay: Francis Essex

Director: Alan Gibson – who also directed The Two Faces of Evil episode


Filming Locations

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