On her way home from a stay at a mental institution after a traumatic rape, a woman realizes that someone is deliberately trying to drive her insane. Written by
What happened to little Susan was so horrible, she's been away for seven years. Now she's back...and so is the horror.
Did You Know?
Writer Jimmy Sangster
says on the audio commentary for the Anchor Bay DVD of The Horror of Frankenstein
(1970) that producer Aaron Spelling
thought "A Taste of Evil" was awfully similar to the earlier Sangster-scripted Scream of Fear
(1961), a.k.a. "Scram of Fear". Sangster basically admitted that it was the same script, with characters and settings changed to American ones. See more
At one point in the film, it is established that Susan Wilcox took a short drive around town in the station wagon. It would be implausible for Susan to have any driving skills, much less a driver's license, since she spent the past seven years in an institution, where she was admitted at age 13. She was also catatonic during many of those years. See more
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