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Beware My Brethren (1972)

The Fiend (original title)
R | | Horror | May 1972 (UK)
Led by a sinister minister, a controlling religious sect called the Brethren has taken control of widow Birdy Wemys, sending her unstable son, Kenny, into a spiraling descent into madness ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Birdy Wemys
Patrick Magee ...
Minister
Tony Beckley ...
Kenny Wemys
Madeleine Hinde ...
Brigitte Lynch
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Paddy Lynch
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Commissionaire
David Lodge ...
C.I.D. Inspector
Ronald Allen ...
Paul
Maxine Barrie ...
Singer
Jeannette Wild ...
Prostitute
Diana Chappell ...
Poolside Girl
Susanna East ...
Teenage Girl
Hani Borelle ...
Riverside Girl
Ian Kiddy ...
Baptised Boy
Dee Shenderey ...
Congregation (as Dee Shenderry)
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Led by a sinister minister, a controlling religious sect called the Brethren has taken control of widow Birdy Wemys, sending her unstable son, Kenny, into a spiraling descent into madness and murder. No woman is safe when Kenny's religious mania overpowers him and leads to a rampage of carnage and chaos! Written by Ørnås

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They prey on women! See more »

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At the beginning of the movie when the young boy is baptized, the boy is placed inside the baptismal pool. However during one shot of the congregation shouting, he is shown completely dry, back on his pew and seconds again later he is sat in the baptismal pool. See more »

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References Scars of Dracula (1970) See more »

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Wash Me In His Blood
Music by Richard Kerr
Lyrics by Joan Maitland
Sung by Richard Kerr & Maxine Barrie
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Chapel of ghouls.
4 February 2011 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

The main character of Robert Hartford-Davis "The Fiend" is an emotionally disturbed religious nut.He loses grip on his sanity and sets off on a killing spree murdering prostitutes and other sexually active women."The Fiend" is a mildly interesting British serial killer flick with sleazy atmosphere and the background of religious fanaticism.The script is quite warped with religious rituals and misogynistic murders.The gospel songs are fantastic and the killings are nasty.One victim is found skewered on a meathook.I haven't seen Robert Hartford-Davis "Corruption",but I'd like too.If you are a fan of sleazy British horror give "The Fiend" a look.6 gospels out of 10.


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