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The Forgotten (1973)

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A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bill McGhee ...
Sam (as William Bill McGhee)
Jessie Lee Fulton ...
Jane St. Claire
Robert Dracup ...
Ray Daniels
Harryette Warren ...
Jennifer D.
Michael Harvey ...
Dr. Stephens
Jessie Kirby ...
Danny
Hugh Feagin ...
Sgt. Jaffee
Betty Chandler ...
Allyson King
Camilla Carr ...
Harriet
Gene Ross ...
Judge Oliver W. Cameron
Annabelle Weenick ...
Dr. Geraldine S. Masters (as Anne MacAdams)
Rosie Holotik ...
Nurse Charlotte Beale
Rhea MacAdams ...
Mrs. Callingham
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Storyline

Nurse Charlotte Beale arrives at the isolated Stephens Sanitarium to work, only to learn that Dr. Stephens was murdered by one of the patients and his successor, Dr. Geraldine Masters, is not very eager to take on new staff. Charlotte finds her job maddeningly hard as the patients torment and harass her at every turn, and she soon learns why Dr. Masters is so eager to keep outsiders out. Written by Matthew Patay

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patient | nurse | sanitarium | asylum | running | See more »

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The Day The Insane Took Over The Asylum! See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »
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September 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Death Ward #13  »

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Trivia

This film was shot in 12 days on a budget of less than $100,000. See more »

Goofs

When the people are chopping someone up with axes, one of the heads of the axes fall off. See more »

Quotes

[Ray is fixing the asylum's telephone]
Allyson King: You know, I used to live in this place where the phone man was always coming around.
Ray Daniels: That bad, huh?
Allyson King: Uh uh... that good.
Ray Daniels: Oh, I thought that you meant that you'd had a lot of phone trouble.
Allyson King: Hell, I didn't even have a phone!
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Crazy Credits

The characters in the film are shown as the actor/actress' name appears at the end of the film, including the murdered characters! See more »

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Referenced in There's Nothing Out There (1991) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Smart Script, Pretty good film
5 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like the review before me, people were a little too critical on this film. Delivered very well with a great cast. My friend and I watched it a few days ago and he guessed the plot early in the film, and said "It would be awesome if this happened" Which it did, so it was really cool- It has a good story and twists and keeps you guessing. Sometimes it's a bit humorous, but the setting and mood was delivered well. This is a good film to watch with some buddies or a special someone. It will keep you interested until the very end, and will give you that good IL' Horror feeling. If you're looking for a pretty gory, weird movie- Don't look in the Basement is definitely it.


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