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Alice Sweet Alice (1976) More at IMDbPro »Communion (original title)

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Director:
Writers:
Rosemary Ritvo (original screenplay) &
Alfred Sole (original screenplay)
Contact:
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Release Date:
13 November 1976 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
If You Survive This Night... Nothing Will Scare You Again.
Plot:
After a young girl is brutally murdered during her first communion, her strange and withdrawn older sister becomes the main suspect. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
nothing great, but a decent little flick See more (93 total) »

Cast

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Linda Miller ... Catherine Spages
Mildred Clinton ... Mrs. Tredoni
Paula E. Sheppard ... Alice Spages (as Paula Sheppard)
Niles McMaster ... Dom Spages
Jane Lowry ... Aunt Annie DeLorenze
Rudolph Willrich ... Father Tom
Michael Hardstark ... Detective Spina
Alphonso DeNoble ... Mr. Alphonso
Gary Allen ... Jim DeLorenze

Brooke Shields ... Karen Spages
Louisa Horton ... Dr. Whitman
Tom Signorelli ... Detective Brennan

Lillian Roth ... Pathologist (as Miss Lillian Roth)

Patrick Gorman ... Father Pat
Kathy Rich ... Angela DeLorenze
Ted Tinling ... Detective Cranston
Mary Boylan ... Mother Superior
Peter Bosche ... Monsignor
Joseph Rossi ... Father Joe
Marco Quazzo ... Robert DeLorenze
Dick Boccelli ... Hotel Clerk
Ronald Willoughby ... Funeral Director
Sally Anne Golden ... Policewoman
Lucy Hale ... Church Soloist
Libby Fennelly ... Nun
Maurice Yonowsky ... Children Shelter Attendant
Beth Carlton ... Children Shelter Attendant
Drew Roman ... Policeman
Angelino Rocca ... Funeral Attendant (as Antonino Rocca)
Michael Weil ... Funeral Attendant
Leslie Feigen ... Doctor (as Leslie Feigen M.D.)

Directed by
Alfred Sole 
 
Writing credits
Rosemary Ritvo (original screenplay) &
Alfred Sole (original screenplay)

Produced by
Marc G. Greenberg .... associate producer
Richard K. Rosenberg .... executive producer
Richard K. Rosenberg .... producer
Alfred Sole .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Stephen Lawrence 
 
Film Editing by
M. Edward Salier  (as Edward Salier)
 
Production Design by
John Lawless 
 
Set Decoration by
Stephen Finon 
 
Costume Design by
Michelle Cohen 
 
Makeup Department
Barbara Battagliese .... hair stylist
Larry Panucci .... hair stylist
Anne Paul .... makeup artist
Karen Sole .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Rosemary Ritvo .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adrienne Hamalian-Mangine .... assistant director (as Adrienne Hamalian)
 
Sound Department
Dan Sable .... sound editor
Mark Salwasser .... sound
Larry Scharf .... boom operator (as Lawrence Scharf)
Dick Vorisek .... sound re-recording supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joseph Bruck .... electrician
Ralph Coleman .... electrician
Stanley Fejnas .... grip
John Friberg .... camera operator
Joseph Friedman .... assistant camera
Chuck Hall .... camera operator
Chris Hayes .... assistant camera
Gary Michelin .... camera loader
John Pascali .... grip
Johnnie Rogers .... key grip
William S. Scharf .... electrician (as William Scharf)
Richard Schwartz .... camera loader
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lenora Guarini .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
William S. Scharf .... assistant editor (as William Scharf)
Richard Schwartz .... apprentice editor
 
Other crew
Tim Baker .... production secretary
Daniel Bregman .... production assistant
Robert Burke Jr. .... assistant to producer
Mary Collins .... production assistant
Lori Cusack .... production assistant
Judy Gordon .... production assistant
Gerard Greeley .... religious advisor (as Father Francis Gerard Greeley O.S.F.)
Steven Hurewitz .... production assistant
Charles Parmelli .... technical advisor: City of Paterson
Tony Racco .... production assistant
Randy Rothenberg .... production assistant
Richard Schwartz .... production assistant
Marilyn Spages .... production secretary
Susan Thaler .... assistant to director
Ken Threet .... production assistant
Michael Weil .... production assistant
Elizabeth Weizenegger .... script supervisor
Murray Yedwab .... production accountant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Communion" - USA (original title)
"Holy Terror" - USA (cut version)
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Runtime:
98 min | Australia:106 min | USA:108 min (unrated version) | Spain:83 min | Argentina:108 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Father Tom stands in the rain, watching Mrs. Tredoni check the mail, a poster for the film Psycho (1960) can be seen in the background.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: In the opening credits Atonino Rocca is credited as the funeral director but in the ending credits he's credited as a funeral attendant.See more »
Quotes:
Aunt Annie DeLorenze:Angela, stop eating! Haven't you had enough? Jim, help me clean up this mess. You don't need that drink!See more »
Movie Connections:
References Psycho (1960)See more »
Soundtrack:
Something to Remember You BySee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
nothing great, but a decent little flick, 24 August 2007
Author: edburtjr from United States

Alice sweet Alice is a movie with a very eerie feel to it, which in part is due from the atmosphere and the low-budget. Though Brooke Shields gets top billing she's not in the film too long plus she's pre puberty so don't expect to see her prancing around like in 'Blue Lagoon'. This is a slasher flick with a little twist and a very strong catholic slant to it. The story is told pretty well and the main character(Alice) does a great job,looking up her bio it seems she didn't stick with acting. The landlord in the movie was one of the most disgusting, strange people i've seen on film. The killer's mask and raincoat was pretty scary and the film was effective in setting up a few suspenseful scenes. I would of graded this movie higher, but the dad and the cops annoyed me and there was a little overacting buy the mom and aunt. Good not great.

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