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Man on the Prowl (1957)

 |  Drama, Crime  |  December 1957 (USA)
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Psycho/slasher/sex maniac stalks a young woman.

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Marlan Wood
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Doug Gerhardt
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Woody
Vivi Janiss ...
Mrs. Gerhardt
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Josh Wood
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Jeff Wood
Peggy Maley ...
Alma Doran
Eugenia Paul ...
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The young Doug Gerhardt is a slasher and a homicidal sex maniac. Gerhardt invades the home of housewife and mother Marian Wood. Having already killed a girl who turned him down, Gerhardt threatens to harm Marian and her children Jeff and Josh if they don't give in to him. A homicide detective is Marian's only hope for salvation. Written by Robert

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