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 <email@example.com>
WARNING! 'Strait-Jacket' vividly depicts ax murders!
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Did You Know?
The second of two consecutive films - the first being Della
(1964) - in which Joan Crawford
and Diane Baker
play mother and daughter. Both projects were filmed only months apart. See more
Early in film, front page of a newspaper announcing Lucy Harbin's sentence to an insane asylum features a photo of her wearing a pair of earrings that she didn't purchase until her release, twenty years later. See more
Leave me alone! Leave me alone! I'm not guilty! I'm not guilty!
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
All of Me
(Gerald Marks/Seymour Simons) remade as "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. See more