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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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When the love story ends, the nightmare begins. See more »

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2 July 1969 (USA)  »

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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 »

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When Cathy Palmer is on a train going home the train is being pulled by a single diesel engine, but when the train arrives at the station in San Carlos it is being pulled by two diesel engines. 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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