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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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Storyline

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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Horror | Mystery

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May 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Las muñecas de la muerte  »

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Judy Huxtable receives an "introducing" credit. See more »

Goofs

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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Referenced in The Last House on Dead End Street (1977) See more »

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Quintet
(uncredited)
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Arranged by Elisabeth Lutyens
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Effectively creepy horror flick!
11 May 1999 | by (Northeast Ohio) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was 10 years old, but it left quite a lasting impression on me! Pretty standard horror/suspense/murder-mystery stuff....except for a shocker of an ending! Check it out for yourself! If it doesn't at least give you a good case of the creeps, you should check yourself for a pulse!


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