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The Black Panther

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Gripping crime drama charts the killing spree which Donald Neilson, aka the Black Panther, perpetrated across England during the mid-70s.

Drama 1977 97 mins

Director: Ian Merrick

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Directed by Ian Merrick, this gripping crime drama charts the killing spree which Donald Neilson, aka the Black Panther, perpetrated across England during the mid-70s, culminating in the kidnapping and death of a 17-year old girl. Told with meticulous accuracy and refraining from any measure of sensationalism, this is a fascinating, disturbing film.

This title is also available on DVD / Blu-ray in the BFI’s Flipside collection.