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Day of the Nightmare (1965)

| Horror, Mystery
A dead woman returns from the grave to wreak vengeance upon her enemies.


(as John Bushelman)


(story and screenplay)

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Complete credited cast:
Detective Sgt. Dave Harmon
Beverly Bain ...
Barbara Crane
Cliff Fields ...
Dr. Philip Crane
Miss Devi
Jimmy Cross ...
Detective Smith (as James Cross)
Michael Kray ...
Lieutenant Cody
Maralou Gray ...
Bonnie Beckos ...
Bette Treadville ...


A dead woman returns from the grave to wreak vengeance upon her enemies.

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Instead of "The End", the final credit reads "It's Finished!" See more »


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Lyrics by Wally Gold
Music by Ted Simon
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Psycho-like Detective Drama
17 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This one is a lot like watching an episode of Dragnet or Route 66 and and combing that with Hitchcock's Psycho. John Ireland plays Detective Sgt. Dave Harmon who reminds me a little bit like Sgt. Joe Friday or even Buz Murdock with his cool demeanor and smooth talking detective style. Cliff Fields plays Jonathan Crane who will remind you all to much Norman Bates. There are a lot of differences of course from this film and Hitchcock's Psycho but you can easily draw parallels between the films and characters Jonathan Crane & Norman Bates.

While this film is very similar to Psycho in it's way it is in no means a rip-off of Hitchcock's classic. This film is a story of it's own - and it's a pretty good one.

One thing I did not like this film - the ending. The ending to me was hurried, a bit sloppy and could have been rewritten into something conclusive. But it is an unsuspected ending which is nice - must have been a shock to audiences in 1965.


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