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Dear Dead Delilah (1972)

R | | Horror | 1972 (USA)
The matriarch of a family living in an old Southern mansion finds that a killer is loose in the house, searching for a $50,000 fortune rumored to be hidden there, and murdering anyone getting in the way.

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Delilah Charles
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Roy Jurroe
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Morgan Charles
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Doctor Alonzo Charles
Anne Meacham ...
Grace Charles
Robert Gentry ...
Richard
Patricia Carmichael ...
Luddy Dublin
Elizabeth Eis ...
Ellen
Ruth Baker ...
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Ann Gibbs ...
Young Luddy (as Anne Gibbs)
John Marriott ...
Marshall
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The stern matriarch of a family that lives in a creepy mansion finds that a killer is hiding in the house, searching for a $500,000 fortune rumored to be hidden there and chopping off the heads of anyone who gets in the way. Written by Anonymous

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Agnes Moorehead's last theatrical feature film. See more »

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During a sequence set in 1943, young Luddy sports an early Seventies shag hairdo. See more »

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Delilah Charles: How can I destroy people when they've already succeeded in destroying themselves?
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Soap opera with bloody axe murders.
1 December 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Dear Dead Delilah" features Agnes Moorehead in her last role as Delilah Charles,who lives in a creepy mansion that her beloved father left to her when he passed away.The body of papa is buried in a mausoleum.When Delilah is close to death her dysfunctional siblings appear to gain the inheritance.They are hacked to death with an axe by a mysterious killer..."Dear Dead Delilah" was directed by famous horror writer John Farris.The cast is solid and there is a great decapitation scene which involves a sharp blade of an axe and a woman on a wheelchair.Her blood is spurting from the neck.Unfortunately the plot is relentlessly talky and dull sometimes.However if you are into cult 70's horror you can't miss "Dear Dead Delilah".6 rusty axes out of 10.


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