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Alfred Shaughnessy (screenplay)
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Release Date:
August 1974 (USA) See more »
An Appalling Amalgam of Carnage and Carnality ... See more »
Actors rehearsing a show at a mysterious seaside theater are being killed off by an unknown maniac. | Add synopsis »
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Decent British mystery/slasher. See more (17 total) »


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Ray Brooks ... Mike
Jenny Hanley ... Julia Dawson
Luan Peters ... Carol Edwards

Robin Askwith ... Simon
Candace Glendenning ... Sarah

Tristan Rogers ... Tony Weller
Judy Matheson ... Jane
David Howey ... John
Elizabeth Bradley ... Mrs. Saunders
Rodney Diak ... Warner
Penny Meredith ... Angela
Sally Lahee ... Iris Vokins
Raymond Young ... Insp. Walsh
Carol Allen ... Librarian
Alan Curtis ... Jack Phipps
Brian Tully ... Willesden
Jane Cardew ... Lady Pamela
Tom Mennard ... Fred
Stewart Bevan ... Harry Mulligan (as Stuart Bevan)
Michael Knowles ... Curran
Kent Baker ... Mortuary Attendant
John Yule ... Gerry
Jess Conrad ... Young Actor
Patrick Barr ... Major Bell / Sir Arnold Gates
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pete Walker ... Ludovico (uncredited)

Directed by
Pete Walker 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alfred Shaughnessy  screenplay

Produced by
Pete Walker .... producer
Original Music by
Cyril Ornadel 
Cinematography by
Peter Jessop 
Film Editing by
Ron Pope 
Makeup Department
Bill Lodge .... makeup artist
Production Management
Robert Fennell .... production manager
Matt McCarthy .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Fell .... second assistant director
Brian Lawrence .... assistant director
Terry Madden .... third assistant director
Sound Department
Tony Anscombe .... dubbing mixer
Nick Flowers .... boom operator
Peter O'Connor .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Davis .... gaffer
John Metcalfe .... camera operator
Tim Ross .... follow focus
Editorial Department
Jim Roddan .... assistant editor
Music Department
Cyril Ornadel .... conductor
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

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96 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.75 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Finland:K-16 (cut) (1974) | UK:18 | UK:15 (re-rating) (2008) | USA:R

Did You Know?

The film originally contained a 3-D flashback sequence.See more »
Revealing mistakes: As Luan Peters investigates the prop room below the stage she makes a big deal of brushing away cobwebs, but there aren't any.See more »
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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Decent British mystery/slasher., 9 February 2003
Author: HumanoidOfFlesh from Chyby, Poland

Performers auditioning for a British "Grand Guignol" show are murdered in mysterious ways in this deranged horror directed by Pete Walker("Frightmare","Schizo","House of Whipcord").The film is pretty creepy and offers a nice amount of sleaze.There are decapitations,drownings,psychotic elderly tramps,naked women and some gruesome killings.The cinematography is pretty gloomy and the location sets are suitably eerie.A must-see if you're a fan of British horror!

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