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Day of the Nightmare -- A detailing of the murderous impulses of a commercial artist who is suspected of killing a woman.


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John Ireland ... Detective Sgt. Dave Harmon
Beverly Bain ... Barbara Crane
Cliff Fields ... Jonathan Crane
John Hart ... Dr. Philip Crane
Elena Verdugo ... Miss Devi
Jimmy Cross ... Detective Smith (as James Cross)
Michael Kray ... Lieutenant Cody
Maralou Gray ... Alice
Bonnie Beckos ... Schoolteacher
Bette Treadville ... Maid
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bambi Allen ... Brunette at Party (uncredited)
Sheri Jackson ... Brunette Lesbian (uncredited)
Elizabeth Knowles ... Jonathan's Mother (uncredited)
Dee Lockwood ... Berta (uncredited)
Lynne Lori ... Dee - Model (uncredited)
Meri McDonald ... Lesbian (uncredited)

Liz Renay ... Laura Sisterman (uncredited)
Forman Shane ... Tony (uncredited)
Steve Vincent ... Perry (uncredited)

Directed by
John A. Bushelman  (as John Bushelman)
Writing credits
Leonard Goldstein (story and screenplay)

Produced by
Leon Bleiberg .... producer
Michael Kraike .... executive producer
Original Music by
André Brummer  (as Henri Price)
Cinematography by
Ted V. Mikels (director of photography) (as Ted Mikels)
Art Direction by
Mike McCloskey 
Makeup Department
Marsha D'Arcy .... hair stylist
Rod Wilson .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph Boyle .... assistant director
Sound Department
Don Herald .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Maxwell .... assistant camera
Other crew
Jack Cantor .... assistant to producer
Gabe Delutri .... production coordinator
Paul Gibran .... dialogue director
Crew believed to be complete

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LAME MELODRAMA...TURGID!, 16 September 2004
Author: shepardjessica from sparks, nevada

Nice locations and decent "daytime" cinematography in La Jolla, but a terrible low-grade exploitation flick..YUCK! Lots of booze bottles and tacky paintings in this movie. The father and son look to be the same age. The cross-dressing psycho is completely idiotic..he has such a pretty wife. What's his problem? Best line of dialogue - "People go crazy...every day people go crazy". What is John Ireland doing in this one? I know he made some bad flicks, but this is too much. Some nudity. A 2 out of 10. Best performance = Beverly Bain. Ms. Bain plays the attractive and very normal wife of the crazy. Elena Verdugo from MARCUS WELBY, M.D. has a small role as does Liz Renay from John Waters flicks.

The Good Deed Mission guys are right out of the Bowery Boys. Not much to recommend here with the acting low-grade and repellent passivity of most of the characters, especially Mr. Ireland as the world-weary detective. Terrible!

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