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Director:
Writers:
Tom Tryon (screenplay)
Tom Tryon (novel)
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Release Date:
29 September 1972 (Sweden) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Niles and Holland are as close as twin brothers can be. Appearances can be deceiving... and deadly. See more »
Plot:
Down in the farm country of the US twins are born. One of them turns out to be good, while the other becomes rather evil. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
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Pretty Darned Scary See more (96 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Uta Hagen ... Ada

Diana Muldaur ... Alexandra
Chris Udvarnoky ... Niles Perry
Martin Udvarnoky ... Holland Perry
Norma Connolly ... Aunt Vee

Victor French ... Angelini
Loretta Leversee ... Winnie
Lou Frizzell ... Uncle George
Portia Nelson ... Mrs. Rowe
Jenny Sullivan ... Torrie

John Ritter ... Rider
Jack Collins ... Mr. P.C. Pretty
Ed Bakey ... Chan-yu
Clarence Crow ... Russell
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bob Melvin ... Sideshow Man (uncredited)
Carolyn Stellar ... Woman in the Mirror (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert Mulligan 
 
Writing credits
Tom Tryon (screenplay) (as Thomas Tryon)

Tom Tryon (novel "The Other") (as Thomas Tryon)

Produced by
Don Kranze .... associate producer
Robert Mulligan .... producer
Tom Tryon .... executive producer (as Thomas Tryon)
 
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Surtees (director of photography) (as Robert L. Surtees)
 
Film Editing by
Folmar Blangsted 
O. Nicholas Brown 
 
Casting by
Alixe Gordin (uncredited)
William J. Kenney (uncredited)
 
Production Design by
Albert Brenner 
 
Set Decoration by
Ruby R. Levitt  (as Ruby Levitt)
 
Makeup Department
Joe DiBella .... makeup artist
Dorothy White .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bert Gold .... assistant director
Don Kranze .... assistant director
Mark Sandrich Jr. .... assistant director (as Mark Sandrich)
John Barnwell .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Ragnar Antonsen .... drapery swing gang (uncredited)
Barry Bedig .... property master (uncredited)
Earl W. Huntoon Jr. .... leadman (uncredited)
Clarence Fay Konkel .... carpenter (uncredited)
Bill Parks .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Ward Preston .... assistant art director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Don J. Bassman .... sound (as Don Bassman)
Jack Solomon .... sound
Al Yaylian .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Barth .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
James R. Connell .... camera operator (uncredited)
Bud Gray .... still photographer (uncredited)
Earl Kennedy .... gaffer (uncredited)
Dan Lambert .... key grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Jim Riggs .... local casting (uncredited)
Joanne Riggs .... local casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joanne Haas .... costumer
Thomas Welsh .... costumer (as Tommy Welsh)
 
Music Department
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Aram Betkijian .... transportation captain (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Ray Quiroz .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Arthur Riley .... consultant (uncredited)
Estelle Schaffe .... production secretary (uncredited)
Carl Skelton .... location auditor (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
108 min | 100 min (FMC Library Print)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Finland:K-18 | France:-16 | Germany:16 | Sweden:15 | UK:12 (DVD rating) | UK:X (original rating) | USA:PG (Approved No. 23156)
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Trivia:
At the early stages of production, author-producer Tom Tryon wanted Ingrid Bergman for the role of Ada (the Grandmother), and Mark Lester for the dual roles of Niles and Holland. When Bergman passed, on account of a previous stage commitment, Uta Hagen was hired and brought aboard twins Chris Udvarnoky and Martin Udvarnoky.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: Holland laughs as he leaves the room with the hydrocephalic baby, but his mouth doesn't move.See more »
Quotes:
Niles Perry:Holland, where is the baby?See more »
Movie Connections:
References Naughty Marietta (1935)See more »

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Pretty Darned Scary, 19 July 2001
Author: mpearcy from North Texas

I'm a thirtysomething who saw this movie as a kid, and it still ranks among the scariest movies that I've ever seen. I've not had luck locating it on video, but, if you find it, check it out. I guarantee that you will not be disappointed. This is one scary movie that you're not likely to forget.

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