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The Screaming Woman (1972)

A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has ... See full summary »

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Laura Wynant (as Olivia DeHavilland)
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Carl Nesbitt
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Caroline Wynant
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George Tresvant
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Dr. Amos Larkin
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Howard Wynant (as Charles Knox Robinson)
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Evie Carson
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Ken Bronson
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Harry Sands
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David
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Kay Stewart ...
Woman
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Bernice Wilson
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A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has been buried alive. Her family, however, refuses to believe her story, and sees the incident as an opportunity to prove the woman's mind has snapped so they can take control of her money. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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29 January 1972 (USA)  »

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L'enterrée vive  »

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Ray Bradbury originally wrote 'The Screaming Woman' as a radio play, broadcast on November 25, 1948. See more »

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Referenced in Carrie (1976) See more »

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Great movie.
24 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

I will always remember this movie,it was so full of tension,the ending was a stunner,I remember seeing it numerous times in the 70s.It was so well done.I am glad that there are others that remember the impact this TV movie had on them.I would love to see it again,I wish they made more movies like this,more "Movies Of The Week" like they had in the 70s like this or BAD Ronald.It especially is wonderful to see very talented performers like Olivia De Haviland giving their all in this type of role.Well done thrillers/suspense movies are missed maybe one day they will get back to this type and level of craftsmanship,especially on network television,because it can stand the test of time if it is done well like this piece of work.


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