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Schizo (1976)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Mystery  |  March 1978 (USA)
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Samantha and Alan are getting married, but William Haskins isn't pleased. He grabs a train south to London and begins shadowing Samantha as she tries to get on with married life. Haskins' ... See full summary »

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Samantha
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Alan Falconer
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Beth
John Fraser ...
Leonard
Jack Watson ...
William Haskin
Queenie Watts ...
Mrs. Wallace
Trisha Mortimer ...
Joy
Paul Alexander ...
Peter McAllister
Robert Mill ...
Maitre d'
Colin Jeavons ...
Commissioner
Victor Winding ...
Sergeant
Raymond Bowers ...
Manager
Pearl Hackney ...
Lady at Seance
Terry Duggan ...
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Lindsay Campbell ...
Falconer
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Samantha and Alan are getting married, but William Haskins isn't pleased. He grabs a train south to London and begins shadowing Samantha as she tries to get on with married life. Haskins' attempts to frighten her drive Samantha to desperation, but she's having trouble convincing anyone that she's being stalked. Even her psychiatrist dismisses her concerns as part of her neurosis. As bodies begin turning up, Samantha's story becomes more believable, and her dark secret from the past begins to reveal itself. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Schizophrenia... When the left hand doesn't know who the right hand is killing!!


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The last cinema film of John Fraser. See more »

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Early in the film a man is reading a newspaper. At the top of the newspaper it says Thursday, April 29, 1974. In fact, April 29, 1974 was a Monday. See more »

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Music by Herbie Flowers and Roger Coulam
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exciting and clever little movie
18 March 2009 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

It seems a terrible indictment that Walker's films were treated so badly at the time of release for it is undeniable that, especially considering their low budgets, they achieve everything they set out to. Being a cinema goer of the period, I of course was also guilty in that I never went to one on it's UK release and have only caught up with them more recently. The time was probably not quite right for the large audiences but now that I have seen most of the Italian giallo, I can sit in wonder and gleefully enjoy this 'terror movie' and it's surprisingly generous amounts of bloody gore and violence. The acting is at times ponderous, John Leyton of sixties pop singing fame, struggles here and there but perhaps his part is underwritten. Lynne Frederick makes a few odd gestures but these are eventually explained, as is everything else in this exciting and clever little movie.


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