Helen Gordon hires Howard Wilton as a handyman to do chores around her house. She doesn't know what she's let herself in for. Insecure and paranoid, Wilton thinks everyone, including Helen, is against him. He suffers from memory lapses and extreme mood swings. She's soon a prisoner in her own house after Wilton locks the doors and tears out the telephone. His mood swings from violence to complacency but after Helen gets a message to the police via a telephone repairman, she finds he is still in the house. Written by
Trapped by a man beyond control!
Did You Know?
When the delivery boy is unpacking groceries, Wilton pulls down the shade over the window in the door. When he lets the kid out, the shade is up again. See more
Referenced in American Grindhouse
Deck the Halls
Traditional Christmas carol
The neighborhood children are singing the song in Helen's parlor See more