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Edge of Fury (1958)

| Crime, Drama | May 1958 (USA)
A psychopathic young beachcomber pretends to befriend a mother and two daughters living at their summer home.

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(as Robert Gurney Jr.),

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(novel), (story adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Michael Higgins ...
Richard Barrie
Lois Holmes ...
Florence Hackett
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Eleanor Hackett
Doris Fesette ...
Louisa Hackett
Malcolm Lee Beggs ...
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Craig Kelly
John Harvey
Beatrice Furdeaux ...
(as Beatrice Furdaux)
Mary Boylan ...
(as Mary Elizabeth Boylan)
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A psychopathic young beachcomber pretends to befriend a mother and two daughters living at their summer home.

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A chilling psychological drama, and a rare film.
26 October 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this as the second half of a double bill in theatrical release. It's a gripping story of murder and madness, based on reality, from the novel "Wisteria Cottage" by Robert Coates, which I sought out right after seeing the film. The book is readily available, but the film seems to have disappeared from sight. I also believe "Edge of Fury" was made much earlier than its 1958 release date, as its lead male actor died two years prior to then. If by chance "Edge of Fury" ever shows up on a tape rack or late-night revival, I recommend you seize the opportunity to see this offbeat, frightening film. Recommended to all but children and the very sensitive.


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