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I Saw What You Did (1965)

Teenagers Libby and Kit innocently spend an evening making random prank calls. These calls lead to murderous consequences.

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Dave Mannering
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Kit Austin (as Sarah Lane)
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Ellie Mannering
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John Austin
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Storyline

When two teenagers make prank phone calls to strangers, they become the target for terror when they whisper "I Saw What You Did, And I Know Who You Are!" to psychopath Steve Marek who has just murdered his wife. But somebody else knows of the terrible crime that was committed that night, the killer's desperately amorous neighbor Amy Nelson. Written by Joan Crawford & William Castle

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William Castle warns you: This is a motion picture about UXORICIDE! See more »

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I Saw What You Did and I Know Who You Are!  »

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Trivia

After Joan Crawford joined the cast her role was meant to be a cameo, although she was given top billing. See more »

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When Kit and her father hear car radio news report of murder while making late night drive back from Libby's house, landscape appears to be in full daylight even though earlier night scenes don't suggest there is any significant moonlight. See more »

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Kit Austin: But at least I can come for dinner. He'll drive me over. How do we get there? You live out in the wilderness.
Libby: It's not that bad. It's easy really. You go about 15 miles past the gas station on Elm. Then you turn right on Tomkins Street. You keep going right until you pass the railroad tracks. Then you turn left and go for about 6 miles. You come to a red barn, you pass that...
[she keeps talking but is drowned out by music]
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The prologue is shown framed in a pair of opening and closing eyes. See more »

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Very good for what it is...
28 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

...which is a no-budget thriller.

Two teenage girls (Sara Lane, Andi Garrett) make prank phone calls saying the title line. By mistake they call Steve Marak (John Ireland) who's just killed his wife. Then things get out of control.

One of William Castle's low budget horror films that he churned out in the 1960s. None of them are that good but this is definitely one of the better ones. It's photographed in moody black & white and director Castle makes excellent use of darkness (notice all the darkness above the girls when they make the calls) and shadows and fog (which inexplicably shows up at the end). There's also a very vicious shower stabbing in the first 20 minutes with shots obviously imitating "Psycho". There are also quite a few good moments calculated to make you jump.

On the debit side--there's not enough story even for 83 minutes; Joan Crawford (dressed to the 9s for no reason) is wasted as a next-door neighbor; Ireland is stone-faced throughout; Lane and Garrett are horrible actresses (and, tellingly, never made another movie) and the script has lines that no teenager would utter.

Still, there are worse ways to kill 90 minutes and the jolts in this film do work. Worth seeing if you're a horror fan.


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