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Die Sister, Die! -- A man hires a nurse to care for his ailing but nasty and shrewish sister. What he really intends to do, however, is to convince the nurse to join him in a plot to kill her.

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December 1978 (USA) See more »
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Go ahead and SCREAM AMANDA - it can't help you now!
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A man hires a nurse to care for his ailing but nasty and shrewish sister. What he really intends to do, however, is to convince the nurse to join him in a plot to kill her. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Jack Ging ... Edward Price
Edith Atwater ... Amanda Price

Antoinette Bower ... Esther Harper
Kent Smith ... Dr. Thorne
Robert Emhardt ... James Lendon Price
Bert Santos (as Burt Santos)
Rita Conde ... Mrs. Gonzalez
Jack Lester
Roger Hampton

Peg Shirley ... Nell Price
Lidia Kristen (as Lidia Kristin)
Cletus Young
Bradley Thrush
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Directed by
Randall Hood 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William Hersey  story
Tony Sawyer 

Produced by
Geoffrey Beaumont .... executive producer
Randall Hood .... producer
 
Original Music by
Hugo Friedhofer 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Lonzo 
 
Art Direction by
Ron Foreman  (as Ronald Kent Foreman)
 
Production Management
Peter Strauss .... production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Ken King .... production sound
 
Stunts
Norman Dell .... stunt coordinator
Steven Gillum .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Fleming .... assistant camera
Richard L. Park .... dolly grip
Allan Rossman .... gaffer
John Sharaf .... best boy
Ron Waller .... key grip
Kevin Westmore .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shannon Eubanks .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Carl Brandt .... conductor
 
Other crew
Judith Downes .... script supervisor
 

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Also Known As:
"The Companion" - USA (TV title)
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Runtime:
USA:82 min (video version)
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Esther:Miss Price, you must be very tired. Why don't you take a pill and have a really good night's rest?
Amanda:Ah, yes! The capsule. Now that's a fair exchange. I offer you escape, you offer me oblivion. Goodnight, Esther. I can manage.
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A decent film but what does the poster shown on IMDb have to do with this movie?!, 30 April 2012
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

If you look at the poster currently shown on IMDb for this film, you'd think the film is about zombies and nubile creatures running about in various states of undress. Well, if that's what you're looking for, then "Die Sister, Die!" is not the film for you. Despite the poster, the film is a murder mystery--and the solution to the mystery isn't all that difficult to deduce. But, it does set a nice, spooky mood--so it is worth a look.

The film begins with a crazy old lady trying to kill herself. She is saved but the doctor (Kent Smith) talks to her brother about either committing her or getting someone to look after her and make sure this doesn't happen again. The loving brother isn't so loving and finds someone--someone he assumes will do nothing to stop the sister from killing herself next time. Then, it seems, he'll inherit the family fortune. Why he hates her and why she hates herself is something you'll soon learn in this spooky but not especially deep film. It really sets a nice mood but that is all. A bit obvious but enjoyable nonetheless.

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