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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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Complete credited cast:
Carol White ...
Cathy Palmer
Paul Burke ...
Jack Byrnes
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Meg Stone
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Kenneth Daly
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Joe Menchell
Walter Brooke ...
Jerry Wolfe
Mathilda Calnan ...
Ilsa (as Matilda Calnan)
Gene Lyons ...
Dr. Blanker
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Dr. Parkington
Barry Cahill ...
FBI Agent Crosley
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A mentally disturbed man stalks a woman who had once aborted the child he had fathered.

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What made you leave him, Cathy ... was it the way he made love, or why? See more »

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Thriller

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2 July 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Psicose do Medo  »

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During the title sequence, the bus that Cathy is on going from the airport to the city is Interstate 880 in Oakland, CA. This is the same freeway which would collapse during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. See more »

Goofs

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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Grim thriller...underrated.
13 October 2003 | by (fabulous Las Vega$!) – See all my reviews

A surprisingly potent and strangely disregarded psycho-stalker picture marked by taut direction and capable performances, it is also benefited by its lovely San Francisco location filming. The story is uncomplicated, if somewhat derivative...girl aborts the child of her estranged lover, remarries, and becomes pregnant again. The first lover, now quite clearly a dangerously unbalanced nutcase, shows up to settle the score.

A briskly paced little nail-biter which occasionally goes a wee bit over-the-top, DADDY'S GONE A-HUNTING is ripe for a much-deserved reinvestigation.

6.5/10


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