Assault Information

Assault is a 1971 British thriller film directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Suzy Kendall, Frank Finlay and Freddie Jones, with Lesley-Anne Down making an early screen appearance. It is based on the novel The Ravine by Kendal Young, and tells about a police attempt to track down a dangerous rapist/killer on the loose. It is also known as Tower of Terror: in the U.S., it was retitled In the Devil's Garden.


After a schoolgirl loses a shoe her way home from school, police move in to investigate the case. After a further girl loses one shoe, they call in the assistance of a doctor and a local schoolteacher to help solve the case.


  • Suzy Kendall - Julie West
  • Frank Finlay - Det. Chief Supt. Velyan
  • Freddie Jones - Reporter
  • James Laurenson - Greg Lomax
  • Lesley-Anne Down - Tessa Hurst
  • Tony Beckley - Leslie Sanford
  • Anthony Ainley - Mr. Bartell
  • Dilys Hamlett - Mrs. Sanford
  • James Cosmo - Det. Sgt. Beale
  • Patrick Jordan - Sgt. Milton
  • Allan Cuthbertson - Coroner
  • Anabel Littledale - Susan Miller
  • Tom Chatto - Police Doctor
  • Kit Taylor - Doctor
  • Jan Butlin - Day Receptionist
  • William Hoyland - Chemist in Hospital
  • John Swindells - Desk Sergeant
  • Jill Carey - Night Receptionist
  • David Essex - Man in Chemist Shop
  • Valerie Shute - Girl in Chemist Shop
  • John Stone - Fire Chief
  • Siobhan Quinlan - Jenny Greenaway
  • Marianne Stone - Matron
  • Janet Lynn - Girl in Library

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