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Fear in the Night (1972)

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

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

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The last of three features directed by Hammer screenwriter/producer Jimmy Sangster, following The Horror of Frankenstein (1970) Lust for a Vampire (1971). 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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