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Death Scream (1975)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 26 September 1975
A docudrama based on the actual incident involving Catherine "Kitty" Genovese who, on March 13, 1964, was attacked and viciously stabbed to death several times by a psychopath, while nearby residents watched but did nothing to help.

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Detective Nick Rodriguez
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Peter Singleton
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Mr. Jacobs
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Betty May
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Carol
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Hilda Murray
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Mrs. Jacobs
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Kosinsky
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Alice Whitmore
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Mrs. Kosinsky
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Harry Whitmore (as Bill Bryant)
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A young woman is murdered in an alley. The crime is heard or seen by the residents of a nearby apartment building, but none of them did anything to help and they refuse to cooperate with the police during the investigation. Written by Anonymous

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Great Beginning, But Falls Flat
24 February 2004 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This film was very loosely based on the Kitty Genovese case in which a young woman was murdered in front of several people and none of them bothered to call the police. The beginning is pretty interesting as the police go from door to door to try to find out what happened from the various residents of the neighborhood where the killing happened (many of whom were appearing on various television shows at that time including Ed Asner, Cloris Leachman and Nancy Walker). This starts out as an interesting study of human nature but soon it becomes just another cop drama as the killer starts attacking various women. One woman, who happens to be pregnant, is almost raped and another woman is raped and killed in the elevator of her apartment building. Too bad, though. It had the potential of becoming an above average "movie of the week".


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