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Scream and Scream Again -- A deranged scientist, seeking to create a race of superhumans by means of organic transplant, commits a series of brutal murders in order to utilize the bodies.
Scream and Scream Again -- A deranged scientist, seeking to create a race of super-humans by means of organic transplants, commits a series of brutal murders in order to utilize the bodies in his bizarre experiments.  He is unmasked by Scotland Yard and dies in a vat of acid in his own laboratory.

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Director:
Writers:
Christopher Wicking (screenplay)
Peter Saxon (novel)
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Release Date:
13 February 1970 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
TRIPLE DISTILLED HORROR... as powerful as a vat of boiling ACID! See more »
Plot:
A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist. See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Vincent Price ... Dr. Browning

Christopher Lee ... Fremont

Peter Cushing ... Major Heinrich Benedek
Judy Huxtable ... Sylvia
Alfred Marks ... Detective Supt. Bellaver

Michael Gothard ... Keith
Anthony Newlands ... Ludwig

Peter Sallis ... Schweitz
David Lodge ... Detective Inspector Phil Strickland (credit only)
Uta Levka ... Jane
Christopher Matthews ... Dr. David Sorel
Judy Bloom ... Helen Bradford (as Judi Bloom)
Clifford Earl ... Detective Sgt. Jimmy Joyce
Kenneth Benda ... Prof. Kingsmill
Marshall Jones ... Konratz
Amen Corner ... Themselves (as The Amen Corner)
Yutte Stensgaard ... Erika

Julian Holloway ... Detective Constable Griffin
Nigel Lambert ... Ken Sparten
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andy Fairweather Low ... Singer (as The Amen Corner)
Blue Weaver ... Organist (as The Amen Corner)
Kay Adrian ... Nurse (uncredited)
Edgar D. Davies ... Rogers (uncredited)
Rosalind Elliot ... Valerie (uncredited)
Leslie Ewin ... Tramp (uncredited)
Lee Hudson ... Matron (uncredited)
Gertan Klauber ... Border Guard (uncredited)
Olga Linden ... Alaia Stevens, First Victim (uncredited)
Stephen Preston ... Fryer (uncredited)
Joe Wadham ... Wadham, Police Driver (uncredited)
Lincoln Webb ... Wrestler (uncredited)

Directed by
Gordon Hessler 
 
Writing credits
Christopher Wicking (screenplay)

Peter Saxon (novel "The Disorientated Man")

Produced by
Louis M. Heyward .... executive producer
Max Rosenberg .... producer (as Max J. Rosenberg)
Milton Subotsky .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Whitaker  (as David Whittaker)
 
Cinematography by
John Coquillon 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Elliott 
 
Production Design by
Bill Constable 
 
Art Direction by
Don Mingaye 
 
Makeup Department
Jimmy Evans .... makeup artist (as Jimmie Evans)
Betty Sherriff .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Teresa Bolland .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ariel Levy .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Scott Slimon .... set dresser
Bill Waldron .... construction manager
 
Sound Department
Michael P. Redbourn .... dubbing editor (as Michael Redbourn)
Bert Ross .... sound
Hugh Strain .... dubbing mixer
 
Stunts
Joe Wadham .... stunt driver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Les Young .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Evelyn Gibbs .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Music Department
Shel Talmy .... musical director
David Whitaker .... conductor (as David Whittaker)
 
Other crew
Eileen Head .... continuity
 
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MPAA:
Rated R for some violence and brief nudity (re-rating) (2012)
Runtime:
95 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
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Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:(Banned) (1972) | Netherlands:18 (1970) | Norway:16 (1970) | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:18 (video rating) | USA:M (original rating) | USA:R (re-rating) (2012) | USA:PG (certificate #22245) (re-rating) (1969) | West Germany:16 (nf)

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Trivia:
When filming his acid bath death scene Vincent Price's nose was badly affected by chemicals used. Price had problems with his nasal sinus for years afterwards.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The security camera footage is obviously not filmed by an actual security camera, as the image pans, zooms and cuts.See more »
Quotes:
Superintendent Bellaver:Smells like cheese, looks like ham...
[takes a bite of sandwich]
Superintendent Bellaver:Oh, no problem: it's chicken.
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10 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Hawaii-Five-OOOOOOHHHHHHHH, 4 February 2002
Author: Peter Antoniades from Birmingham, UK

From the director of Hawaii-Five-0, Gordon Hessler directs this very underrated Thriller. With a star cast of Cushing, Lee and Price, and some rather wooden acting from Alfred Marks as the non-emotional Supt. Bellaver, this film runs as fast as Hawaii-Five-0, with some excellent car chases around England. However Hessler's use of tension is not used to full effect, and the German Nazi sub-plot (with hilarious logo) seems both distant and pointless, and used only as a dig at dictatorship regimes.

Also the music at times seems farcical, with Jazzy-sixty bands playing when the serial killer is attacking his victim. With the serial killers actions of out-running and powering the police, reactions of "he's quite strong" and "Oh he's torn his hand off" seem like tongue-in-cheek, or if not a terrible script.

All in all, this movie is a cross between Hawaii-Five-0, Frankenstein, and Hitchcock's Frenzy, and although it's well worth a watch, the styles don't combine well to give a scary thriller. The viewer is left a little lost with all the scene changing and Christopher Lee's role could have been expanded upon. The viewer should Scream and Scream Again and again and again at the poor direction the movie takes, nice try, but he should have tried and tried again to make it at least scary!!

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