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Picture Mommy Dead (1966)

Unrated | | Horror, Thriller | 12 September 1969 (Italy)
Teenaged Susan Shelley is released from an asylum where she's been confined to after the shock suffered over the fiery death of her glamorous socialite mother. Her father has a new wife, ... See full summary »

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Edward Shelley
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Teenaged Susan Shelley is released from an asylum where she's been confined to after the shock suffered over the fiery death of her glamorous socialite mother. Her father has a new wife, who has only married him for the money left to him by Zsa Zsa. Susan is still haunted by her mother's memory, and her step-mother is conspiring with her lover, Maxwell Reed, to trick the troubled girl to lead them to Zsa Zsa's missing diamond necklace. Written by alfiehitchie

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Es Tormento! Es Tortura! Es Pasion! Ardiente! (Mexico lobby card). See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Star Martha Hyer was a noted art collector and allowed some of her most valuable paintings to adorn the walls in the film. See more »

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Featured in You Won't Stop Screaming (1998) See more »

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An unhorror, campy film!
21 January 2003 | by (Orange County, California) – See all my reviews

During the early 1970's, channel 05 (KTLA-TV) showed the same movie during an entire week. This film was one of them.

I always enjoy this un-horror film. It was enjoyable seeing the extravagant life-style of a privileged, but not-so-wealthy dysfunctional family.

The late Don Ameche and the not-so-late Zsa Zsa Gabor were a delight. I highly recommend this film for those over 30 years of age.


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