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Terror in the Night (1964)

Teen-Age Strangler (original title)
A troubled teen with an undeserved criminal past is the suspect when young women start turning up around town dead and marked up with lipstick.


(as Bill Posner)



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Bloom ...
John Ensign ...
Rick Harris
Stacy Smith ...
Jim Asp
Mickey Banga
Jo Canterbury ...
Steve Christian
Joe Church
Kathy Haddád
John Humphries ...
Sue Jiminson
Nelson Paden
Connie Pollard
Stan Witowski


A troubled teen with an undeserved criminal past is the suspect when young women start turning up around town dead and marked up with lipstick. Written by Steven Otte <flagator@gate.net>

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Budding Young Teeny-Boppers Were the Bluebeard's Prey! See Dismemberment and Death! See more »


Crime | Drama | Mystery





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1964 (USA)  »

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Teenage Strangler  »

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Did You Know?


According to John Humphries, most of the cast and crew of this film were friends or relatives of director Ben Parker. See more »


Shadow of boom mic visible in above Lt. Anderson's head while interrogating the Fastbacks. See more »


Mikey Walton: And he didn't steal no bike either! I did!
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Featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teen-Age Strangler (1993) See more »


Yipe Stripes
by Clark Davis & Richard Frye
Vocals sung by Stacy Smith
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See it on MST3K, then watch the real one!
20 July 1999 | by (DVD Drive-In) – See all my reviews

I saw this first on MST3K and then on video and I actually liked the movie on its own! Sure, most of the acting is laughable, especially little Mikey, but the music is great, there is some suspense, and a shower scene! This one might be hard to find, but it is pretty good and fun to watch on a bad day!

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