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I Dismember Mama (1972)
"Poor Albert and Little Annie" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  1 April 1972 (USA)
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Albert tried to kill his rich snobby mother once. Then he was institutionalized. Now he's escaped. Albert is after his mother again. And he will torture and kill anything that lays in the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Zooey Hall ...
Albert
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Annie
Joanne Moore Jordan ...
Mrs. Robertson
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Detective
Marlene Tracy ...
Alice
Frank Whiteman ...
Dr. Burton
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Nurse
Rosella Olsen ...
Girl in Poolroom
Robert Christopher ...
Man In Poolroom
James Tartan ...
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Albert tried to kill his rich snobby mother once. Then he was institutionalized. Now he's escaped. Albert is after his mother again. And he will torture and kill anything that lays in the way... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Haunting desires seething in his mind lead to a night of ghastly atrocities! See more »

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When this film was originally shown in theaters, patrons were given free paper "Up Chuck Cups" when they purchased their tickets. See more »

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When Albert escapes from the hospital and is in the shopping center parking lot looking for a car to steal, the back window of the car the cameraman is riding in is visible during a tracking shot as Albert tips his hat to a lady. See more »

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Referenced in The Big Box: Don't Open the Door (2010) See more »

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POOR ALBERT
Lyrics by Rocket Roden
Music by Herschel Burke Gilbert
Sung by Rocket Roden
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Low-budget thriller with little scare.
23 August 1999 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

David "Zooey" Hall who was good in FORTUNE AND MEN'S EYES is casted as a nut who kills a little girls mother, and tries be friends with her in another 70's low grade thriller. Paul Leder made a sequel 16 years later as KILLING OBSESSION with John saxon and John Savage playing Hall's part. I think Savage is a good actor, but Hall really made this part in the first one. The film really isn't a cult classic, but seems to became one because of the constant re-pressing Video Gems and Simtar did on the video cassette release, and the film F/X mentioned this film also. Not recommended.


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