Simon Ashby is a wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his aunt in their palatial mansion outside of London. One day, Ashby's long lost brother mysteriously arrives at the house. But is everything as it seems? Written by
Wheeler Winston Dixon
When it comes to love or murder ... there's no one as dangerous ... as the ... Paranoiac!
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Did You Know?
Another version of Josephine Tey's novel "Brat Farrar" had appeared on Hammer's schedule as far back as 1952. See more
As Simon plays the congregational hymn on the organ in the opening scene at the church the music shown on his stand in the organ loft is an oratorio/anthem music score with SATB lines (soprano/alto/tenor/bass) and a two-stave orchestral/keyboard reduction, emphatically not a church hymn. See more
[stumbles through the door inebriated
Where have you been?
[smirk on his face
I've been drinking.
[Looks at the liquor on the bar in the entryway
Now I need to drink some more.
Referenced in The Horror of Frankenstein