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Dear Dead Delilah (1972)

 -  Horror  -  1972 (USA)
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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
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Richard
Patricia Carmichael ...
Luddy Dublin
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Ann Gibbs ...
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John Marriott ...
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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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Cara dolce Delilah... morta  »

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

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At the beginning of the movie we see the three characters in a car but later when the boy speaks there's nobody in the background. 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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I think this was the last of the "has-been actress" horror films
12 December 2000 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this movie on TV when I was a kid. Then a couple of years ago I rented the video and couldn't believe how gory it was. Even though this movie came out in 1972, it's just as gory as any "Friday the 13th" film. A man's hand is chopped off, a guy is shot point blank in the eye with blood and brains oozing out of the socket, and a woman in a wheelchair has her head lopped off with blood spurting from the neck. It's a lousy movie and not scary at all, but the gore shocked me. Too bad this was the late, great Agnes Moorehead's last film.


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