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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
WARNING! 'Strait-Jacket' vividly depicts ax murders!
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Did You Know?
When Diane Baker
was offed the role of Carol, replacing another actress, see had to begin shooting her scenes the next day. 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
Carol, you want a drink?
No thank you, Mother.
But it's a celebration.
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
Featured in Serial Mom
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. See more