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Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (1969)

M  -  Thriller  -  2 July 1969 (USA)
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A mentally disturbed man stalks a woman who had once aborted the child he had fathered.

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A mentally disturbed man stalks a woman who had once aborted the child he had fathered.

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2 July 1969 (USA)  »

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A Psicose do Medo  »

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A then unknown Suzanne Somers doubled for Carol White during the climax atop The Top the Mark hotel bar. See more »

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When the train pulls into the station the last commuter coach where Cathy Palmer is traveling is SP 3703, but in the next shot where we see Cathy exit the coach the number has changed to SP 3709. See more »

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Daddy's Gone A-Hunting
Lyrics by Dory Previn
Music by John Williams
Sung by Lyn Roman
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Stays in my mind after all these years
26 August 1999 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

And one reason it does is because of the propaganda value it must have for the anti-choice lobby. That notwithstanding, in my 19-year-old eyes, it was quite a thriller. Scott Hylands as the psycho daddy seeking revenge on his wife who aborted their child had dead eyes that drilled right through one.

I have thought of it many times over the years. The climax was a heartstopper. At least back then. I'm glad I grew up. Now that it's available on video, I wonder if Paul Hill will be allowed to order it in prison.


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