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After a 20 year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behavior.

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Lucy Harbin
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Carol Harbin
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Bill Cutler
Howard St. John ...
Raymond Fields
John Anthony Hayes ...
Michael Fields
Rochelle Hudson ...
Emily Cutler
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Leo Krause
Edith Atwater ...
Mrs. Alison Fields
Mitchell Cox ...
Dr. Anderson
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Lucy Harbin has been in an asylum for 20 years after axing her husband and his mistress during a crime of passion, witnessed by her young daughter, Carol. While trying to renew ties with Carol, who is now a young woman about to be married, heads begin to roll again. Is Lucy repeating her past? Written by Ray Hamel <hamel@primate.wisc.edu>

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HER HUSBAND...HER ROOM... ......AND ANOTHER WOMAN See more »

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19 January 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Zwangsjacke  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The sculpture of Joan Crawford used in the film was indeed real, created by Yucca Salamunich, a Yugoslav artist. The sculpture was originally presented to Crawford in 1941 on the set of A Woman's Face (1941). See more »

Goofs

The steering wheel of the car in which Joan and Diane are riding is a dark color. When they get out of the car, a white steering wheel can be seen through the windshield. See more »

Quotes

Carol Harbin: I hate you! I hate you! I hate you! No I didn't mean that, I love you. I hate you!
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Crazy Credits

The Columbia Pictures logo at the end of the film features the classic woman with torch, only her head has been chopped off and it's sitting at her feet. See more »

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Soundtracks

All of Me
(Gerald Marks/Seymour Simons) based on "There Goes That Song Again"
(Written by Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn). Both songs share the same melody.
Song being played on the record player.
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A full throttle plunge into dementia!!!!
16 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For die-hard Crawford fan's this movie is an absolute hoot!!!! To see our gal Joanie decked out in the horrible wig with bangs to the jangling bracelets, it's a camp classic. Joan plays a woman who catches her young husband in bed with another hoochie and murders them both with an AXE and is sent to the loony bin for a number of years. The fun starts when she is released and guess what, you got it, axe murders start up again, imagine that????? Only Crawford could deliver banal lines with a completely straight face and she does give it her all, but the movie is just too silly to be taken seriously. Please watch it if you are teetering on the brink of insanity.


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