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The Psychopath (1966)

 -  Horror | Mystery  -  May 1966 (USA)
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Four men who were involved in the investigation of a German millionaire at the end of WW II are found murdered with tiny dolls left next to their corpses.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Wymark ...
Inspector Holloway
Margaret Johnston ...
Mrs. Von Sturm
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Mark Von Sturm
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Frank Saville
Judy Huxtable ...
Louise Saville
Don Borisenko ...
Donald Loftis
Thorley Walters ...
Martin Roth
Robert Crewdson ...
Victor Ledoux
Colin Gordon ...
Dr. Glyn
Tim Barrett ...
Morgan
Frank Forsyth ...
Tucker
Olive Gregg ...
Mary
Harold Lang ...
Briggs
Gina Gianelli ...
Gina
Peter Diamond ...
Junk Yard Man
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Inspector Holloway is investigating a series of brutal murders in which a doll of each victim is found at the scene. The dolls, as it turns out,were purchased by the crippled Mrs. Von Sturm, whose home is overcrowded with a doll collection. Her pale, wide-eyed, neurotic son is the prime suspect and the daughter of one of the victims discovers the shocking truth. Written by alfiehitchie

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doll | murder | invalid | poison | hanging | See more »

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A New Peak in Shriek! See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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The final film role of Harold Lang See more »

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The players in the string ensemble are not moving their fingers along with the music. Much of the time, their fingers are not moving at all on the necks of the instruments. See more »

Quotes

Louise Saville: Oh, Dr. Glyn, this is Donald Loftis.
Dr. Glyn: Pleased to meet you.
Louise Saville: Donald's a medical student...
Dr. Glyn: Oh, yes. Hmm... Well, after twenty years as a physician, may I offer you some advice?
Donald Loftis: Yes, please do!
Dr. Glyn: Take up plumbing.
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Followed by The Monster Club (1981) See more »

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How Can It Be?
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Written by Ron Wood
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Freddie Francis at his peak
27 January 2000 | by (Brescia, Italy) – See all my reviews

Is it a thriller or is it a horror? I don't know; the only thing I'm sure of is that this Freddie Francis' movie is a little jewel in its own genre. Supported by a solid plot and well acted, "The Psychopath" has got a real thrilling atmosphere, owed to the experience of its director. After starting as a detective story, towards the end it becomes a horror, cleverly avoiding a ridiculous or banal ending. In my opinion, Freddie Francis at his peak.


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