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In the Devil's Garden (1971)

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After one schoolgirl is raped while taking a short cut through the local woods, and another is murdered in the same woods a few days later, the local police are baffled. With the help of a ... See full summary »

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Julie West
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Det. Chief Supt. Velyan
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James Laurenson ...
Greg Lomax
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Tessa Hurst
Tony Beckley ...
Leslie Sanford
Anthony Ainley ...
Mr. Bartell
Dilys Hamlett ...
Mrs. Sanford
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Det. Sgt. Beale
Patrick Jordan ...
Sgt. Milton
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Anabel Littledale ...
Susan Miller
Tom Chatto ...
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Kit Taylor ...
Doctor
Jan Butlin ...
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After one schoolgirl is raped while taking a short cut through the local woods, and another is murdered in the same woods a few days later, the local police are baffled. With the help of a reporter from one of the local papers, and against the wishes of a psychologist at the local hospital, a young teacher at the school the girls attended uses herself as bait to lure the perpetrator out. Could it be the creepy husband of the head mistress at the school, the psychologist who seems to be taking an unusual interest in the case, or something altogether more sinister? Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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THE DEVIL CRISIS! Fact: Today the devil is powerful enough to possess the man, woman or child of his choice! See more »

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19 May 1973 (USA)  »

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Producer Peter Rogers also produced "Carry On..." series of light comedy films for the UK audience. See more »

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When Susan (a light haired girl) is being killed and "her" shirt is being ripped off, you can clearly see it's the same bra that Tessa was wearing when she was being raped. The girl that was being killed in that scene was a dark haired girl, making it clear that the same scene was used when Susan was killed and Tessa was raped. See more »

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Kinky Little Schoolgirls
8 February 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen this film in years, but from what I remember of it, it was a pretty good movie. The only thing that I think might be a little politically incorrect is the fact that the a few of the girls are pretty much seen as teases, especially in the scene in which the headmistress' husband fondles one of the girls as she stands on top of a stool. This scene is a little disturbing, especially when you consider the film was made in 1971. No wonder this film was mainly shown very late at night when the kiddies were asleep.


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