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Fear in the Night (1972)

PG | | Horror, Thriller | October 1974 (USA)
A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, and finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man, but nobody believes her.

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A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, and finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man, but nobody believes her.

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After Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970), The Horror of Frankenstein (1970), Lust for a Vampire (1971) and Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971), this was Ralph Bates's fifth and final Hammer film. See more »

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After recovering from a nervous breakdown, a young woman goes to stay with her teacher-husband at a seedy British boys' school where further terrors await her.
14 September 2000 | by (cincinnati, ohio) – See all my reviews

Often effective British thriller features a tip-top cast(Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Bates, Judy Geeson), but suffers from a lack of originality as this is, for the most part, a rehash of similar motifs explored in earlier British horror films like PARANOIAC and NIGHTMARE, which themselves derived from the brilliant French thriller DIABOLIQUE. Still, the good outweighs the bad and there are plenty of nice, genuine jolts.


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