A recently-married woman who has been labeled as mentally unstable, begins to suspect that someone close to her is the culprit in a sudden string of murders.

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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'
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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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Trivia

Some of Lynne Frederick's wardrobe for the movie was recycled from Largo retorno (1975), a film she had starred in the previous year. 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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Well, there is still no sign of the creature from the black lagoon.
14 January 2014 | by (Leesburg, FL) – See all my reviews

Samantha (Lynne Frederick) is a celebrity ice skater whose fabulous life includes media coverage of her marriage plans. Too bad that William Haskin (Jack Watson)--convicted of killing Samantha's mother (Wendy Gilmore)--reads the newspapers. Samantha's a neurotic mess herself, so nobody really believes her when she says she's being stalked--until, that is, the body count starts going up.

Speaking of bodies, Frederick's and Gilmore's are on full display.

Schizo is like an Italian Giallo; there is plenty of blood and nudity.

The first half of the film is the setup and it drags a bit, but things get going and it is a fun ride even though I suspect that we are being set up for a twisted ending.

And, boy did we get one.


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