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The Mad Room (1969)

M  -  Drama | Horror  -  1 December 1969 (Sweden)
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Remake of 1941's "Ladies in Retirement" has psychotic Stella Stevens playing companion to wealthy, loony widow and she soon brings her brother and sister to live with them after they are ... See full summary »

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Remake of 1941's "Ladies in Retirement" has psychotic Stella Stevens playing companion to wealthy, loony widow and she soon brings her brother and sister to live with them after they are released from an asylum for brutally murdering their parents years before. Now there appear to be skeletons that Stevens has worked so hard to keep hidden, ready to tumble out of her closet. Written by alfiehitchie

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Forgive Them. Forgive Them. Forgive Them.

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Blodstänk!  »

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What's that you've got Rover?
9 December 2003 | by (Christchurch, NZ) – See all my reviews

Coming late in the 60's cycle of mature star shockers, Shelley Winters (who sounds as if she did some of her scenes in one take) and Stella Stevens square off in this watchable B that would have gone straight to video these days. Features a mutt with a taste for more than just Shmackos and worth seeing for the riveting cameo by Beverley Garland as the scorned wife drunk at a society party, but basically Stella's the whole show. Lots of zoom camerawork and 60s wigs! Ends suddenly in the best traditions! Perfect double feature with 'The Big Cube'! 6/10


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