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Daughter of the Mind (1969)

TV Movie  |   |  Thriller, Horror  |  9 December 1969 (USA)
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A professor of cybernetics comes to believe that his dead daughter is communicating with him from the netherworld.



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Cast overview:
Dr. Alex Lauder
Prof. Samuel Constable
Lenore Constable
Barbara Dana ...
Tina Cryder
Saul Wiener
Pamelyn Ferdin ...
Mary Constable
William Beckley ...
Arnold Bessmer
Ivor Barry ...
Dr. Paul Cryder
Dr. Frank Ferguson
Mr. Bosch
Virginia Christine ...
Cecile Ozorio ...
Devi Bessmer
Frank Maxwell ...
Gen. Augstedt
Enemy Agent
Hal Frederick ...


A professor of cybernetics comes to believe that his dead daughter is communicating with him from the netherworld.

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Release Date:

9 December 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fruto de la imaginación  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This was the first TV-movie for both Gene Tierney and 20th Century Fox Television. See more »


Mary Constable: [wailing, as she vanishes] Oh, Daddy... I *hate* being dead!
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I thought Pam Ferdin was Cathy Silvers!
3 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like Curtis, this movie freaked me out when I was eight years old. I always thought that it was Cathy Silvers and tonight I was watching the 30 year reunion for Happy Days and thought, Let's Google!! Well, her filmography didn't list any TV shows (I would have never remembered Daughter of the Mind ) and found the Pamelyn Ferdin website and then ended up here. One of my life's greatest enigmas has been answered and now I plan to try and locate the movie from the vaults of Movie of the Week which gave rise to Mystery of the week which gave rise to McMillan and Wife, Columbo, The Night Stalker, and McCloud. Whew. Isn't the Internet wonderful?!!

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