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High Anxiety (1977) - Plot Summary Poster

(1977)

Plot Summary

  • Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, "high anxiety," in order to clear his name. An homage to the films of Alfred Hitchcock; contains many parodies of famous Hitchcock scenes from THE BIRDS, PSYCHO, and VERTIGO.

    - Written by Scott Renshaw <as.idc@forsythe.stanford.edu>

Synopsis

This film is dedicated to the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock Richard Harpo Thorndyke (Mel Brooks) arrives to the Los Angeles airport in a state of supreme anxiety...

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