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A Scream in the Streets (1973)

Not Rated | | Crime | 1973 (USA)
Two Los Angeles detectives are assigned to track down and arrest a brutal rapist-murderer terrorizing the city. Their job is complicated by the fact that the killer is able to avoid capture because he can pose as a woman.

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Frank Bannon ...
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Rosie Stone ...
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The Rapist
Tony Scarponi
John Keith ...
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Ann Ali
Terry Woolman
Irving Parham
Mike Doty
Eric Norden ...
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Phil Kaufman
Brink Brydon
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Two Los Angeles detectives are assigned to track down and arrest a brutal rapist-murderer terrorizing the city. Their job is complicated by the fact that the killer is able to avoid capture because he can pose as a woman.

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A Scream in the Streets (1973) BOMB
26 August 2007 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

A cross-dressing serial killer/rapist in drag beats a woman to death before the opening credits start rolling, and that's pretty much the entire movie. From there we see two cops start going about their rounds to find the killer, which never amounts to anything except that this thing turns into a porno flick with endless sex scenes and a peeping tom who always happens to find the right window at the right time so he can watch. I like gratuitous sex as much as the next guy, but there is a limit in a straight "feature", and certainly not when it's unimaginatively presented and whatever existing plot line was initiated completely becomes ignored. This is a very bad movie. 0 out of ****


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