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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Utterly terrifying!
10 June 2004 | by (Surf City, USA) – See all my reviews

I can't tell you a thing about this movie plot-wise, but I can tell you that this was, hands-down, the scariest thing I ever saw on TV as a child. All I had to do was say "wax hand in a fishbowl" to my best friend to freak him out. I remember images, like a ghostly image of the girl floating in air, and someone replicating the effect with mist and a projector, but that's about it. Oh, and that Pam Ferdin was in it. (I feel like I grew up with her, because I kept seeing her in everything.)

Even the odd title still haunts me, 30-something years after first I saw the movie. Would love to see this again...but then, maybe it's better if I didn't. Some things are best left to the (childish) imagination.

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