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The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962)

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The year is 1885, and necrophiliac Dr. Hitchcock likes to drug his wife for sexual funeral games. One day he accidentally administers an overdose and kills her. He leaves his home shattered... See full summary »

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(story and screenplay) (as Julyan Perry)
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Credited cast:
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Cynthia Hichcock
Robert Flemyng ...
Prof. Bernard Hichcock
Silvano Tranquilli ...
Dr. Kurt Lowe (as Montgomery Glenn)
Maria Teresa Vianello ...
Margherita Hichcock (as Teresa Fitzgerald)
Harriet Medin ...
Martha, the maid (as Harriet White)
Al Christianson
Evar Simpson
Nat Harley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Neil Robinson ...
Hospital Assistant
Howard Nelson Rubien ...
Laboratory Specialist
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The year is 1885, and necrophiliac Dr. Hitchcock likes to drug his wife for sexual funeral games. One day he accidentally administers an overdose and kills her. He leaves his home shattered. Several years later he remarries and returns. Discovering that his still beloved first wife is alive but insane and prematurely aged, he plans to use the blood of his new bride to rejuvenate and heal her. Written by Dean Harris <hepcat@inch.com>

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His secret was a coffin named DESIRE! See more »

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2 December 1964 (USA)  »

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The Horribly DULL Dr. Hitchcock
13 November 2000 | by (Pleasant Valley) – See all my reviews

In this movie Dr. Hitchcock develops a particularly effective anesthetic. Of course, it he wanted to put people to sleep he could have just shown them this movie! Woo-Hoo! Take that, "The Horrible Dr. Hitchcock"!

Seriously, though, I never thought a movie starring Barbara Steele about necrophilia and people being buried alive would be so boring. Dr. Hitchcock resembles a wormy James Caan and makes goofy faces whenever aroused- that is, when he's not being played by an obvious stunt double. Barbara sports some painful looking fake eye-lashes and has a sort-of romantic relationship with a guy even blander than Dr. H. About halfway through this flick you can leave, make yourself a salad, read a book, do some light cleaning and come back and not miss anything. This makes "The Screaming Skull" look like "Psycho".


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