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Scream, Pretty Peggy (1973)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Horror | Mystery  -  24 November 1973 (USA)
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A sculptor hires young college girls to take care of his elderly mother and his supposedly insane sister, both of whom live in the old family mansion with him.

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A sculptor hires young college girls to take care of his elderly mother and his supposedly insane sister, both of whom live in the old family mansion with him.

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AWESOME TV SUSPENSE! MAKES YOU WATCH IT OVER AND OVER!
21 June 2000 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I never got to see "Scream, Pretty Peggy" when it first aired, but many years later I watched it on TV here in Chicago. I taped it, luckily, I was happy to have a copy, because this movie is one of the best TV movies of our time.

SUMMARY: Peggy Johns (Sian Barbara Allan) takes a job as housekeeper from a college employment department in a old mansion owned by Mrs. Elliot (Bette Davis) and her son Jeffrey (Ted Bessel). Jeffrey is an artist who works in the creepy old mansion. Peggy finds out about his deranged sister who lives in the mansion above the garage. She suspects something is wrong when George Thornton (the former housekeeper's father) comes to the mansion to look for his daughter. The daughter is missing. Peggy get suspicious and looks further into the history of the family. Mrs. Elliot warns Peggy to leave because she is in danger. Peggy does not listen to her and stays. But there's a murderer and he's after Peg.

I love the setting in the creepy old mansion. The killer still gives me chills every time you see her in the white cloak. I really love this movie. The acting is so-so, Bette Davis has a hard time though. If you liked this movie check out "The Dark Secret of Harvest Home". It's another horror TV movie starring Bette Davis. I think this one if my favorite TV movie after "Stranger In Our House". *** 1/2 stars, 10/10. SEE THIS MOVIE IF THE CHANCE COMES UP!!!!!!


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